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pan·cake

 (păn′kāk′)
n.
A thin cake made of batter that is poured onto a hot greased surface and cooked on both sides until brown. Also called flannel cake, flapjack, griddle cake, hotcake; also called regionally battercake.
v. pan·caked, pan·cak·ing, pan·cakes
v.tr.
To cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing.
v.intr.
1. To make a pancake landing.
2. To fall flat to the ground with great force, especially to collapse in such a way that higher floors or structures fall directly on the ones beneath.
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pancake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. a thin flat cake made from batter and fried on both sides, often served rolled and filled with a sweet or savoury mixture
b. (as modifier): pancake mix.
2. (Cookery) a Scot name for drop scone
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a stick or flat cake of compressed make-up
4. (Aeronautics) Also called: pancake landing an aircraft landing made by levelling out a few feet from the ground and then dropping onto it
vb
(Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing or (of an aircraft) to make a pancake landing
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pan•cake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)

n., v. -caked, -cak•ing. n.
1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack.
2. Also called pan′cake land`ing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.
v.i.
3. (of an airplane) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.
v.t.
4. Informal. to flatten, esp. as the result of a mishap.
5. to cause (an airplane) to pancake.
[1400–50]

Pan-Cake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)
Trademark.
a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usu. applied with a moist sponge.
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pancake

  • blin - As in blini and blintze, it is Russian for "pancake."
  • blintz, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
  • cake - A Viking contribution, from Old Norse kaka, it is related to "cook"; cake first meant small, flat bread roll baked on both sides by being turned—as in pancake or potato cake.
  • omelet, omelette - Omelet has also been written omelette, amulet, and aumelet; omelet's root sense is "thin layer" or "crepe," and it was first described in English as a "pancake of eggs."
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pancake


Past participle: pancaked
Gerund: pancaking

Imperative
pancake
pancake
Present
I pancake
you pancake
he/she/it pancakes
we pancake
you pancake
they pancake
Preterite
I pancaked
you pancaked
he/she/it pancaked
we pancaked
you pancaked
they pancaked
Present Continuous
I am pancaking
you are pancaking
he/she/it is pancaking
we are pancaking
you are pancaking
they are pancaking
Present Perfect
I have pancaked
you have pancaked
he/she/it has pancaked
we have pancaked
you have pancaked
they have pancaked
Past Continuous
I was pancaking
you were pancaking
he/she/it was pancaking
we were pancaking
you were pancaking
they were pancaking
Past Perfect
I had pancaked
you had pancaked
he/she/it had pancaked
we had pancaked
you had pancaked
they had pancaked
Future
I will pancake
you will pancake
he/she/it will pancake
we will pancake
you will pancake
they will pancake
Future Perfect
I will have pancaked
you will have pancaked
he/she/it will have pancaked
we will have pancaked
you will have pancaked
they will have pancaked
Future Continuous
I will be pancaking
you will be pancaking
he/she/it will be pancaking
we will be pancaking
you will be pancaking
they will be pancaking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pancaking
you have been pancaking
he/she/it has been pancaking
we have been pancaking
you have been pancaking
they have been pancaking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pancaking
you will have been pancaking
he/she/it will have been pancaking
we will have been pancaking
you will have been pancaking
they will have been pancaking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pancaking
you had been pancaking
he/she/it had been pancaking
we had been pancaking
you had been pancaking
they had been pancaking
Conditional
I would pancake
you would pancake
he/she/it would pancake
we would pancake
you would pancake
they would pancake
Past Conditional
I would have pancaked
you would have pancaked
he/she/it would have pancaked
we would have pancaked
you would have pancaked
they would have pancaked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddlepancake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
buckwheat cake - a pancake made with buckwheat flour
buttermilk pancake - a pancake made with buttermilk
blini, bliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
blintz, blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
crape, French pancake, crepe - small very thin pancake
german pancake, pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
latke, potato pancake - made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
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pancake

noun crêpe, drop scone or Scotch pancake I adore pancakes with maple syrup.
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Translations
فَطيرَة مُحَلاّة: بانكيكفَطِيرَةٌ مُحْلَاةٌ
palačinkalívanec
pandekage
ohukainenpannkakapannukakkuräiskälelätty
palačinka
palacsinta
pönnukaka
パンケーキ
팬케이크
lievanecpalacinka
palačinka
pannkaka
ขนมแพนเค้ก
bánh kếp

pancake

[ˈpænkeɪk]
A. Ntortita f, panqueque m (LAm)
see also flat 1
B. CPD Pancake Day N (Brit) → martes m inv de carnaval
pancake landing N (Aer) → aterrizaje m de panza
pancake roll N (Brit) → rollito m de primavera
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pancake

[ˈpænkeɪk] ncrêpe fPancake Day Pancake Tuesday n (British)mardi m gras
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pancake

nPfannkuchen m; pancake landingBauchlandung f; pancake roll˜ Frühlingsrolle f
vi (aeroplane)eine Bauchlandung machen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pancake

[ˈpænˌkeɪk] nfrittella, crêpe f inv
as flat as a pancake (fig) → piatto/a come una tavola
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pan1

(pӕn) noun
1. a metal pot usually with a long handle, used for cooking food. a frying-pan; a saucepan.
2. (American) a tin for baking or cooking food inside an oven. a cake pan.
ˈpancake noun
a thin cake usually made of milk, flour and eggs and fried in a pan etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

pancake

فَطِيرَةٌ مُحْلَاةٌ palačinka pandekage Pfannkuchen τηγανίτα panqueque, tortita ohukainen crêpe palačinka frittella パンケーキ 팬케이크 pannenkoek pannekake naleśnik panqueca блин pannkaka ขนมแพนเค้ก krep bánh kếp 薄烤饼
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Miranda Williams, Cancer Research UK community fundraiser, Sian Rhoden, from the Solihull Cancer Research UK shop, and Natalie Hinsley, from Solihull Care Trust, took part in a mini pancake race a month before National No Smoking Day on March 14.
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