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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: fan kipas
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: fan kipas, kipas angin, mengapi, mengipasi, pecandu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fan fan n 1: a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces 2: an enthusiastic devotee of sports [syn: sports fan] 3: an ardent follower and admirer [syn: buff, devotee, lover] [also: fanning, fanned] fan v 1: strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher) 2: make (an emotion) fiercer; “fan hatred” 3: agitate the air 4: separate from chaff; “She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field” [syn: winnow] [also: fanning, fanned]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fan Fan \Fan\ (f[a^]n), n. [AS. fann, fr. L. vannus fan, van for winnowing grain; cf. F. van. Cf. Van a winnowing machine, Winnow.] 1. An instrument used for producing artificial currents of air, by the wafting or revolving motion of a broad surface; as: (a) An instrument for cooling the person, made of feathers, paper, silk, etc., and often mounted on sticks all turning about the same pivot, so as when opened to radiate from the center and assume the figure of a section of a circle. (b) (Mach.) Any revolving vane or vanes used for producing currents of air, in winnowing grain, blowing a fire, ventilation, etc., or for checking rapid motion by the resistance of the air; a fan blower; a fan wheel. (c) An instrument for winnowing grain, by moving which the grain is tossed and agitated, and the chaff is separated and blown away. (d) Something in the form of a fan when spread, as a peacock's tail, a window, etc. (e) A small vane or sail, used to keep the large sails of a smock windmill always in the direction of the wind. [1913 Webster] Clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan. --Is. xxx. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. That which produces effects analogous to those of a fan, as in exciting a flame, etc.; that which inflames, heightens, or strengthens; as, it served as a fan to the flame of his passion. [1913 Webster] 3. A quintain; -- from its form. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Fan blower, a wheel with vanes fixed on a rotating shaft inclosed in a case or chamber, to create a blast of air (fan blast) for forge purposes, or a current for draft and ventilation; a fanner. Fan cricket (Zo["o]l.), a mole cricket. Fan light (Arch.), a window over a door; -- so called from the semicircular form and radiating sash bars of those windows which are set in the circular heads of arched doorways. Fan shell (Zo["o]l.), any shell of the family Pectinid[ae]. See Scallop, n., 1. Fan tracery (Arch.), the decorative tracery on the surface of fan vaulting. Fan vaulting (Arch.), an elaborate system of vaulting, in which the ribs diverge somewhat like the rays of a fan, as in Henry VII.'s chapel in Westminster Abbey. It is peculiar to English Gothic. Fan wheel, the wheel of a fan blower. Fan window. Same as Fan light (above). electric fan. a fan having revolving blades for propelling air, powered by an electric motor. [1913 Webster] Fan \Fan\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fanned; p. pr. & vb. n. Fanning.] [Cf. OF. vanner, L. vannere. See Fan, n., Van a winnowing machine.] 1. To move as with a fan. [1913 Webster] The air . . . fanned with unnumbered plumes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To cool and refresh, by moving the air with a fan; to blow the air on the face of with a fan. [1913 Webster] 3. To ventilate; to blow on; to affect by air put in motion. [1913 Webster] Calm as the breath which fans our eastern groves. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To winnow; to separate chaff from, and drive it away by a current of air; as, to fan wheat. --Jer. li. 2. [1913 Webster] 5. To excite or stir up to activity, as a fan excites a flame; to stimulate; as, this conduct fanned the excitement of the populace. [1913 Webster] Fanning machine, or Fanning mill, a machine for separating seed from chaff, etc., by a blast of air; a fanner. [1913 Webster]


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