Associations to the word «Pan»
PAN, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Hominidae — the chimpanzees, native to central Africa.
PAN, proper noun. (Greek god) Greek god of nature, often visualized as half goat and half man playing pipes. His Roman counterpart is Faunus.
PAN, proper noun. (astronomy) A moon of the planet Saturn.
PAN, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Panama.
PAN, acronym. Acronym of primary account number.
PAN, acronym. Acronym of personal area network.
PAN, noun. A wide, flat receptacle used around the house, especially for cooking
PAN, noun. The contents of such a receptacle
PAN, noun. A cylindrical receptacle about as tall as it is wide, with one long handle, usually made of metal, used for cooking in the home
PAN, noun. (Ireland) A deep plastic receptacle, used for washing or food preparation. A basin.
PAN, noun. A wide receptacle in which gold grains are separated from gravel by washing the contents with water
PAN, noun. (geography) a specific type of lake, natural depression or basin. They are sometimes associated with desert areas
PAN, noun. Strong adverse criticism
PAN, noun. A loaf of bread
PAN, noun. The base part of a toilet, consisting of a bowl and a footing
PAN, noun. (slang) A human face, a mug.
PAN, noun. (roofing) The bottom flat part of a roofing panel that is between the ribs of the panel
PAN, noun. A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating as part of manufacture; a vacuum pan.
PAN, noun. The part of a flintlock that holds the priming.
PAN, noun. The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain; the brain-pan.
PAN, noun. (carpentry) A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
PAN, noun. The hard stratum of earth that lies below the soil; hardpan.
PAN, verb. (transitive) To wash in a pan (of earth, sand etc. when searching for gold).
PAN, verb. (transitive) To disparage; to belittle; to put down; to criticise severely.
PAN, verb. (intransitive) With "out" (to pan out), to turn out well; to be successful.
PAN, verb. (transitive) (informal) (of a contest) To beat one's opposition convincingly.
PAN, verb. To turn horizontally (of a camera etc.)
PAN, verb. (intransitive) (photography) to move the camera lens angle while continuing to expose the film, enabling a contiguous view and enrichment of context. In still-photography large-group portraits the film usually remains on a horizontal fixed plane as the lens and/or the film holder moves to expose the film laterally. The resulting image may extend a short distance laterally or as great as 360 degrees from the point where the film first began to be exposed.
PAN, verb. (audio) To spread a sound signal into a new stereo or multichannel sound field, typically giving the impression that it is moving across the sound stage.
PAN, noun. Alternative form of paan
PAN, verb. To join or fit together; to unite.
PAN, noun. A part; a portion.
PAN, noun. (fortifications) The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
PAN, noun. A leaf of gold or silver.
PAN, adjective. (slang) Pansexual.
PAN AND SCAN, adjective. (film) Formatted to fit within proportions of a 1.33:1 or 1.78:1 aspect ratio television screen, with sides of the original widescreen image (especially 2.35:1 aspect ratio) cropped off.
PAN AND SCAN, noun. (uncountable) (film) The method or practice of adjusting widescreen film images, especially 2.35:1 or 2.39:1 aspect ratio, so that they can be shown within the proportions of a 1.33:1 or 1.78:1 aspect ratio television screen, by cropping off sides of the original widescreen image, as opposed to letterboxing.
PAN AND SCAN, noun. (film) A movie recording employing this technology.
PAN AND SCAN, verb. (film) To adjust widescreen film images so that they can be shown with standard television aspect ratios by cropping the original image, i.e. using pan and scan methods.
PAN AND SCAN, verb. (film) To crop out (a character or object) when performing the pan and scan process, resulting in the deletion of a character or object.
PAN BAGNAT, noun. A sandwich originating in southern France, composed of Niçoise salad in a circular bun.
PAN BAGNATS, noun. Plural of pan bagnat
PAN DEISM, noun. Alternative spelling of pandeism
PAN DEISM, noun. Alternative form of pandeism
PAN DEIST, noun. Alternative form of pandeist
PAN DEISTS, noun. Plural of pan deist
PAN FLUTE, noun. Panpipes, a musical instrument, played by mouth, comprising tubes arranged in order of length.
PAN FLUTES, noun. Plural of pan flute
PAN FORMER, noun. (construction) Power roll-forming equipment that produces a metal panel from a flat sheet.
PAN HAGGERTY, noun. A casserole dish of northern England, containing meat, vegetables, and sometimes cheese.
PAN MAN, noun. (obsolete) A person employed to empty the contents of the outside toilet (ie. human excrement) at suburban houses (and similar). Rendered obsolete by the introduction of plumbed (ie. piped) sewerage systems.
PAN MEN, noun. Plural of pan man
PAN OUT, verb. (usually transitive) To separate and recover (valuable minerals) by swirling dirt or crushed rock in a pan of water, in the manner of a traditional prospector seeking gold.
PAN OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (usually intransitive) To succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.
PAN PANISCUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae — the bonobo.
PAN PIPES, noun. Alternative form of panpipes
PAN POT, noun. A control in audio mixing that determines how much of each source signal is sent to the left and right speakers.
PAN POTS, noun. Plural of pan pot
PAN THEISM, noun. Alternative form of pantheism
PAN THEISMS, noun. Plural of pan theism
PAN THEIST, noun. Alternative form of pantheist
PAN THEISTS, noun. Plural of pan theist
PAN TROGLODYTES, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Hominidae — the common chimpanzee.
PAN, noun. Cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel.
PAN, noun. (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.
PAN, noun. Shallow container made of metal.
PAN, noun. Chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids.
PAN, verb. Make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room".
PAN, verb. Wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals.
PAN, verb. Express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance".
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