1. [ noun ] a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
Related terms: device exhaust_fan electric_fan punkah cooling_system
2. [ verb ] (baseball) strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher) in baseball
Synonyms: strike_out
Related terms: throw strike_out deliver baseball strike_out
3. [ noun ] an ardent follower
Synonyms: buff lover devotee afficionado
Related terms: follower amorist groupie bacchant aficionado aerophile following give
4. [ noun ] (sport) an enthusiastic devotee of sports
Synonyms: sports_fan
Related terms: enthusiast railbird aficionado
5. [ verb ] make fiercer; as of emotions

"fan hatred"

Related terms: intensify
6. [ verb ] agitate the air
Related terms: shake winnow
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9705
8. [ verb ] separate from chaff
Synonyms: winnow

"She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field"

Related terms: sift winnow
Similar spelling:   Fawn