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fans, plural;
  1. Cool (esp. a person or a part of the body) by waving something to create a current of air
    • - he fanned himself with his hat
  2. (of breath or a breeze) Blow gently on
    • - his breath fanned her skin as he leaned toward her
  3. Brush or drive away with a waving movement
    • - a veil of smoke which she fanned away with a jeweled hand
  4. Swing at and miss the ball or puck

  5. (of a batter) Strike out

  6. (of a pitcher) Strike out (a batter)

  7. Increase the strength of (a fire) by blowing on it or stirring up the air near it
    • - gusty wind fanned fires in Yellowstone Park
  8. Cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread
    • - long-range weather forecasts fanned fears of drought damage
  9. Disperse or radiate from a central point to cover a wide area
    • - the arriving passengers began to fan out through the town in search of lodgings
  10. Spread out or cause to spread out into a semicircular shape
    • - a dress made of tiny pleats that fanned out as she walked
    • - a wind fanned her hair out behind her
  1. A person who has a strong interest in or admiration for a particular sport, art form, or famous person
    • - football fans
    • - I'm a fan of this author

  1. a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  2. strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
  3. make (an emotion) fiercer; "fan hatred"
  4. sports fan: an enthusiastic devotee of sports
  5. agitate the air
  6. an ardent follower and admirer
  7. A pencil is a family of geometric objects, such as lines, that have a common property, such as passage through a given line in a given plane.
  8. A hand-held fan is an implement used to induce an airflow for the purpose of cooling or refreshing oneself. Any broad, flat surface waved back-and-forth will create a small airflow and therefore can be considered a rudimentary fan. ...
  9. A fan is a powered device used to create flow within a gas, usually air.
  10. A fan, sometimes also called aficionado or supporter, is a person with a liking and enthusiasm for something. Fans of a particular thing or person constitute its fanbase or fandom. ...
  11. Fantom is a general purpose object-oriented programming language that runs on the JRE, .NET CLR, and Javascript. The language supports functional programming through closures and concurrency through the Actor model. ...
  12. The Fan is a river in northern Albania. It is formed by the confluence of two source rivers: the Great Fan (Fan i Madh) and the Little Fan (Fan i Vogël).
  13. A hand-held device consisting of concertinaed material, or slats of material, gathered together at one end, that may be opened out into the shape of a sector of a circle and waved back and forth in order to move air towards oneself and cool oneself; An electrical device for moving air, used for ...
  14. (FAN/S) Devotee, hobbyist, an amateur in the truest sense one whose activities grow out of a love for comics (or SF, in science-fiction fandom).
  15. (FANS) Future Air Navigation Systems
  16. (FANS) friendly or allied nation support
  17. (Fans (supporters)) Delije (it means something likes Heroes).
  18. (Fans) Suigi has always been one of the more popular wrestlers in MFGG, and thus has earned a dedicated fanbase, at different times called "Canuckleheads," "Blue Boosters," and "Heroes. ...
  19. (Fans) customers of sporting teams and celebrities
  20. Fans can be optionally installed on many dry type transformers as a means of reducing the transformers operating temperature; generally, fans are not used on transformers below 750 KVA because it is cost-prohibitive; cooling fan packages can include fans, thermocouple well, thermocouple, analog ...
  21. As in "fan the pedals," this term describes a rapid pedal cadence (your pedaling speed).
  22. Any device that creates air currents.
  23. To see a fan in your dreams, denotes pleasant news and surprises are awaiting you in the near future. ...
  24. A fan-shaped sedimentary deposit that forms where rapidly flowing water enters a relatively open, flat area. As water slows down, it deposits sediment and gradually builds a fan. See alluvial fan.
  25. A device that moves and/or circulates air and provides ventilation for a room or a building.