fan

An essential accessory for women, especially in 18thC Europe, used to create a breeze and to communicate modesty, coyness or discreet flirting. The rigid fans of the ancient civilisations and Renaissance Europe have a long handle topped by a leaf of parchment, fabric or feathers within a rigid frame. Folding fans originated in China and came to Eur …...

Fan

A fruit tree or shrub trained and tied flat against wall or fence in the shape of a fan

Fan

(also 'whiff') missing the ball completely
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fan

[n] - an ardent follower 2. [n] - a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces 3. [v] - agitate the air 4. [v] - strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher) in baseball 5. [v] - make fiercer
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Fan

• (n.) Any revolving vane or vanes used for producing currents of air, in winnowing grain, blowing a fire, ventilation, etc., or for checking rapid motion by the resistance of the air; a fan blower; a fan wheel. • (n.) To ventilate; to blow on; to affect by air put in motion. • (n.) To move as with a fan. • (n.) An instrument fo...
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fan

verb separate the chaff from by using air currents; `She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field`
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fan

noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
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Fan

[geometry] This is the list of exoplanets that were discovered in 2000. ...
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Fan

[person] A fan, sometimes also called aficionado or supporter, is a person who is enthusiastically devoted to something, such as a band, a sports team, a book or entertainer. Collectively, fans of a particular thing or person constitute its fanbase or fandom. They may show their enthusiasm by being members of a fan club, holding or particip...
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Fan

[river] The Fan is a river in northern Albania. It is formed by the confluence of two source rivers: the Great Fan (Fan i Madh) and the Little Fan (Fan i Vogël). The Great Fan rises near Qafë-Mali in the Pukë District. It flows west through Fushë-Arrëz, then south through Gjegjan and to Rrëshen. The Little Fan rises in the municipalit...
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Fan

Fan noun [ Anglo-Saxon fann , from Latin vannus fan, van for winnowing grain; confer French van . Confer Van a winnowing machine, Winnow .] 1. An instrument used for producing artificial currents of air, by the wafting or revolving motion of a broad surface ;...
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Fan

Fan transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fanned ; present participle & verbal noun Fanning .] [ Confer Old French vanner , Latin vannere . See Fan , noun , Van a winnowing ma...
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fan

1. To move as with a fan. 'The air . . . Fanned with unnumbered plumes.' (Milton) ... 2. To cool and refresh, by moving the air with a fan; to blow the air on the face of with a fan. ... 3. To ventilate; to blow on; to affect by air put in motion. 'Calm as the breath which fans our eastern groves.' (Dryden) ... 4. To winnow; to separate chaff from,...
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Fan

A device that moves and/or circulates air and provides ventilation for a room or a building.
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Fan

A fan is when a player misses the puck when attempting to play or shoot it.
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Fan

A fan-shaped deposit of sediment. See also alluvial fan, deepsea fan.
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Fan

A mechanical fan is an electrically powered device used to produce an airflow for the purpose of creature comfort (particularly in the heat), ventilation, exhaust, or any other gaseous transport.
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Fan

A person who has joined a page because they like what that page represents.
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fan

An accessory for women especially in 18thC Europe, used to generate a breeze and to communicate modesty, coyness or for discrete flirting. The rigid fans of the ancient civilisations and renaissance Europe have a long handle topped by a leaf of parchment, fabric or feathers within a rigid frame. Folding fans originated in china and came to europe w...
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fan

device for producing a current of air or other gases or vapours. Fans are used for circulating air in rooms and buildings; for cooling motors and ... [3 related articles]
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Fan

Fan is slang for an enthusiast.
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fan

fan Short for fanatic.
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fan

fan, device for agitating air or gases or moving them from one location to another. Mechanical fans with revolving blades are used for ventilation, in manufacturing, in winnowing grain, to remove dust, cuttings, or other waste, or to provide draft for a fire. They are also used to move air for cooli...
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FAN

Fetal Alcohol Network
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FAN

free amino nitrogen
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