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pancake

pan·cake

pancake

 
pronunciation:
paen keIk
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat round cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or frying pan; hotcake; griddlecake.
 
definition 2: see Pan-Cake Make-Up.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pancaked, pancakes, pancaking
definition: of an airplane, to make an emergency landing by dropping vertically a short distance to the ground after leveling off above it.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (an airplane) to pancake.