|1.||[ noun ] (food) cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel|
|Related terms:||cooking_utensil patty-pan wok saucepan omelet_pan roaster frying_pan dripping_pan|
|2.||[ verb ] make a sweeping movement|
"The camera panned across the room"
|3.||[ verb ] (mining) wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals|
|4.||[ 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|
|Related terms:||Greek_deity Greek_mythology|
|5.||[ verb ] express a totally negative opinion of|
"The critics panned the performance"
|6.||[ noun ] shallow container made of metal|
|Related terms:||container bain-marie dishpan drip_pan pannikin warming_pan panhandle|
|7.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11005|
|8.||[ noun ] (biology,zoology) chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids|
|Related terms:||mammal_genus Pongidae pygmy_chimpanzee chimpanzee|