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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pan /ˈpæn/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan prop. n.  Gr. Myth. The god of shepherds, guardian of bees, and patron of fishing and hunting.  He is usually represented as having the head and trunk of a man, with the legs, horns, and tail of a goat, and as playing on the shepherd's pipe (also called the pipes of Pan), which he is said to have invented.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan, n.
 1. A part; a portion.
 2. Fort. The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
 3.  A leaf of gold or silver.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan, v. t. & i.  To join or fit together; to unite. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan n.  The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel leaf, etc.  See Betel.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan, n.
 1. A shallow, open dish or vessel, usually of metal, employed for many domestic uses, as for setting milk for cream, for frying or baking food, etc.; also employed for various uses in manufacturing. “A bowl or a pan.”
 2. Manuf. A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating. See Vacuum pan, under Vacuum.
 3. The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.
 4. The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain; the upper part of the head; the brainpan; the cranium.
 5. Carp. A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
 6. The hard stratum of earth that lies below the soil. See Hard pan, under Hard.
 7. A natural basin, containing salt or fresh water, or mud.
 Flash in the pan. See under Flash.
 To savor of the pan, to suggest the process of cooking or burning; in a theological sense, to be heretical.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Panned p. pr. & vb. n. Panning.]
 1. Mining To separate, as gold, from dirt or sand, by washing in a kind of pan. [U. S.]
    We . . . witnessed the process of cleaning up and panning out, which is the last process of separating the pure gold from the fine dirt and black sand.   --Gen. W. T. Sherman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pan, v. i.
 1. Mining To yield gold in, or as in, the process of panning; -- usually with out; as, the gravel panned out richly.
 2. To turn out (profitably or unprofitably); to result; to develop; as, the investigation, or the speculation, panned out poorly. [Slang, U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel [syn: cooking
      2: (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and
         flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns
         and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus [syn: the
         goat god]
      3: shallow container made of metal
      4: chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than
         to other pongids [syn: genus Pan]
      v 1: make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the
      2: wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals
         [syn: pan out, pan off]
      3: express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned
         the performance" [syn: tear apart, trash]
      [also: panning, panned]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a vessel of metal or earthenware used in culinary operations; a
    cooking-pan or frying-pan frequently referred to in the Old
    Testament (Lev. 2:5; 6:21; Num. 11:8; 1 Sam. 2:14, etc.).
      The "ash-pans" mentioned in Ex. 27:3 were made of copper, and
    were used in connection with the altar of burnt-offering. The
    "iron pan" mentioned in Ezek. 4:3 (marg., "flat plate " or
    "slice") was probably a mere plate of iron used for baking. The
    "fire-pans" of Ex. 27:3 were fire-shovels used for taking up
    coals. The same Hebrew word is rendered "snuff-dishes" (25:38;
    37:23) and "censers" (Lev. 10:1; 16:12; Num. 4:14, etc.). These
    were probably simply metal vessels employed for carrying burning
    embers from the brazen altar to the altar of incense.
      The "frying-pan" mentioned in Lev. 2:7; 7:9 was a pot for