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    wan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wan

    Definition
    (noun) a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
    Synonyms : wide area network
    Definition
    (verb) become pale and sickly Definition
    (adj) (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
    Synonyms : pale , pallid , sick
    Example Sentence
    • the pale light of a half moon
    • a pale sun
    • the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street
    • a pallid sky
    • the pale (or wan) stars
    • the wan light of dawn
    Definition
    (adj) abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
    Synonyms : pale , pallid
    Example Sentence
    • the pallid face of the invalid
    • her wan face suddenly flushed
    Definition
    (adj) lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness
    Example Sentence
    • a wan smile
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wan rhymes with maruthi van... she liked to travel in a scorpio but she is traveling in a van..so she is pale

WANE means to decline, diminish so WAN is to decline in color/ vigor

WAN for WANting color; so it is pale

Tan: Wan is the opposite of tan.

VAN...AMBULANCE.... your friend got PALE and hence you called an ambulance

w(with) an(anemia), one who has anemia is pale and pallid

when he became aware that he was WANted by the FBI his pace became pale.

tan to reduce wan

when color VANISHES from sth it looks PALE AND LOOKS WEAK ;-)

she was so much exhausted working on WAN(wide are network) of company that she got a PALE appearance on face

wan--school van pale in colour :P

WAN= Wide Area Network, LAN= Local Area Network, PAN= Personal Area Network, MAN= Metropolitan Area Network.

Wan is like lan because both terms are related to the internet.

similar to van.school van is yellow/pale colored

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