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Overview of noun pan

The noun pan has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) pan, cooking pan

(cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel)

2. Pan, goat god

((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)

3. pan

(shallow container made of metal)

4. Pan, genus Pan

(chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids)


Overview of verb pan

The verb pan has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) pan

(make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room")

2. (1) pan, pan out, pan off

(wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals)

3. pan, tear apart, trash

(express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance")

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