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Definitions of Pan:
  • noun:   chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
  • noun:   shallow container made of metal
  • noun:   cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
  • 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
  • verb:   express a totally negative opinion of
    Example: "The critics panned the performance"
  • verb:   wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals
  • verb:   make a sweeping movement
    Example: "The camera panned across the room"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11005)

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