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

 pant /ˈpænt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pant /ˈpænt/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pant v. i. [imp. & p. p. Panted; p. pr. & vb. n. Panting.]
 1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.
    Pluto plants for breath from out his cell.   --Dryden.
 2. Hence: To long eagerly; to desire earnestly; -- often used with for or after.
    As the hart panteth after the water brooks.   --Ps. xlii. 1.
    Who pants for glory finds but short repose.   --Pope.
 3. To beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; -- said of the heart.
 4. To sigh; to flutter; to languish. [Poetic]
 The whispering breeze
 Pants on the leaves, and dies upon the trees.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pant, v. t.
 1. To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.
 There is a cavern where my spirit
 Was panted forth in anguish.   --Shelley.
 2. To long for; to be eager after. [R.]
    Then shall our hearts pant thee.   --Herbert.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pant, n.
 1. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.
 2. A violent palpitation of the heart.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)
      2: a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she
         gave a gasp and fainted" [syn: gasp]
      v 1: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners
           reached the finish line, panting heavily" [syn: puff,
           gasp, heave]
      2: utter while panting, as if out of breath