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fan1

fan1

 
pronunciation:
faen
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device that is waved back and forth with the hand to cool the face or body.
 
definition 2: a machine that makes air move by means of spinning blades. It is usually driven by an electric motor.
 
similar words:
air conditioning
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fanned, fanning, fans
definition: to stir or move with or as with a fan.
She fanned herself with her magazine because it was so hot in the bus.He fanned the coals to make the fire burn hotter.
synonyms:
blow
similar words:
air
derivation: fanlike (adj.)
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