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pan1

Pronunciation: /pæn/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 [Cookery/Cocina] cacerola (feminine); (large, with two handles) olla (feminine); (small) cacerola (feminine), cazo (masculine) (Spain/España)
    (frying pan)
    sartén (feminine) pots and pans cacharros (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar], trastes (masculine plural) (Mexico/México) loaf pan (American English/inglés norteamericano) molde (masculine) para pan
    Example sentences
    • Fabric softener sheets are claimed to clean baked on foods from cooking pots and pans.
    • A number of cooking utensils, pans and cauldrons were also made of iron, with the consequence that these things lasted much longer and couldn't be burnt.
    • To get started, coat a grill pan with the cooking spray and rub both sides of the steaks with the seasoning of your choice.
    Example sentences
    • She could understand why they would need cooking pots and pans, rope, blankets, even the sword he had taken with him.
    • These paste attributes suggest the multipurpose nature of these vessel forms, used as cooking pots and containers.
    • It had fired jugs, pans, cooking pots and roofing tiles in the 14th century, and similar wares have been found on excavations locally and in adjacent counties.
    1.2 (for prospecting) batea (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • His grandfather sifted gold from pans during Alaska's gold rush of 1896.
    • Spring came, and they found a broad valley where the gold showed like yellow butter across the bottom of the washing pan.
    • Mountain bikes and hiking boots have replaced picks and pans in this Gold Country town.
    1.3 (on scales) platillo (masculine), bandeja (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We might imagine a scale with two balancing pans.
    • This is an interesting problem, since all we have is a bathroom scale and the small pan balance the kids have been using to weigh pennies and toy cars.
    • Setting aside 13 coins, you divide the remaining 26 equally between the two pans of the scale.
  • 2 (of toilet) (British English/inglés británico) taza (feminine) to go down the pan [colloquial/familiar] irse* al traste [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • In the shower, you could sit on the toilet pan and wash your hair at the same time.
    • I think the toilet pan has survived, but it was a close run thing.
    • They pinned me down and attacked me, poking their fingers in my eyes, and forced my head into the toilet pan and flushed.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-nn-)

  • 1 [Mining] 1.1 [gravel/soil] cribar 1.2 [gold] separar cribando
  • 2 (criticize, condemn) [colloquial/familiar] poner* por los suelos [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-nn-)

  • [Mining] to pan for gold lavar oro

Phrasal verbs

pan out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] salir*, resultar things didn't pan out as they'd hoped las cosas no salieron or no resultaron como esperaban

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pan2

Pronunciation: /pæn/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [Cinema/Cine] the camera pans across to the two figures la cámara recorre hasta enfocar en las dos figuras he panned along the street rodó una panorámica de la calle, recorrió la calle con la cámara

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Pan

Pronunciation: /pæn/

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