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pan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pan

Definition
(noun) cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
Synonyms : cooking pan

Definition
(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
Synonyms : goat god

Definition
(noun) shallow container made of metal
Definition
(noun) chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
Synonyms : genus pan

Definition
(verb) make a sweeping movement
Example Sentence
  • The camera panned across the room

Definition
(verb) wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals
Synonyms : pan off , pan out

Definition
(verb) express a totally negative opinion of
Synonyms : tear apart , trash
Example Sentence
  • The critics panned the performance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pan

the way people eat "pan"(hindi) and spit everywhere deserves harsh criticism..
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by nehaMD

think of the paan(hindi)..anyone who eats PAN excessively is subject to HARSH CRITICISM.
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by imajeeth

PAN means the opposite of PANEGYRIC(praise)
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by dshefman

The performance of the band was so bad, we threw the PAN at them, even the kitchen sink!!
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by menon_ranjit

PAN's Labyrinth was so popular that no movie critic dared to PAN about it.
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by dshefman

PAN sounding similar to BAN.. Which is a way of critisizing harshly
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by jammy4u

Pan ,it is obvious that when you eat pan and spit in the road you will be harshly critized
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by santosh pokhrel

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