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1 cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel [syn: cooking pan]
2 (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 [syn: the goat god]
3 shallow container made of metal
4 chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids [syn: genus Pan]


1 make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room"
2 wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals [syn: pan out, pan off]
3 express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance" [syn: tear apart, trash] [also: panning, panned]panned See pan

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  1. past of pan
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