There are 3 translations of pan in Spanish:

pan1

Pronunciation: /pæn/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Culin] cacerola (f); (large, with two handles) olla (f); (small) cacerola (f), cazo (m) (Esp)
    (frying pan)
    sartén (f) pots and pans cacharros (mpl) [familiar/colloquial], trastes (mpl) (Méx) loaf pan (AmE) molde (m) para pan
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    • 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.
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    • 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 (f)
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    • 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 (m), bandeja (f)
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    • 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.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of pan in Spanish:

pan2

vt (-nn-)

  • 1 [Min] 1.1 [gravel/soil] cribar 1.2 [gold] separar cribando
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    • He worked on ranches, sold newspapers, and panned for gold to pay for his education at the Boston Latin School.
    • Teachers, parents and children dressed in cowboy gear, panned for gold, and played some very unusual games.
    • There were three other sightings that this witness has been involved in and he gave us some details of these previous sightings, as well as how he panned for gold near his property.
  • 2 [Cin] the camera pans across to the two figures la cámara recorre hasta enfocar en las dos figuras
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    • With a wide view, you can usually pan the camera very slowly to follow the action, just like people do when moving their heads.
    • We are moving into some traffic as I pan the camera through the passenger-side window.
    • Unsurprisingly enough, rpan pans the camera from left to right, rtilt tilts it up and down, rfocus refocuses it, rzoom zooms in or out, and riris sets the iris to suit the light.
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    • We then see the interior of the prison, with the camera panning across the room - priests, monks and soldiers milling about, some talking together in the foreground.
    • There is no animation at all, simply a superzoomed camera panning slowly over the static illustration while a narrator reads the page.
    • So, for example, while a camera is still panning around her, she hovers in the air, then suddenly unleashes a rapid fury of kicks and punches.
  • 3 (criticize, condemn) [colloquial/familiar] poner* por los suelos [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Critics who panned this movie for being too clever for its own good or too remote in its postmodern sophistry haven't quite figured out that intellectual rigour doesn't automatically negate emotional resonance.
    • But after the movie was panned by the American critics and failed at the box-office, he began denouncing it publicly.
    • Yet despite suffering a critical panning it has emerged as a massive hit, raking in $32.2 million at the US box office last weekend.

vi (-nn-)

  • 1 [Min] to pan for gold lavar oro
  • 2 [Cin] he panned along the street rodó una panorámica de la calle, recorrió la calle con la cámara

Phrasal verbs

pan out

v + adv
[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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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of pan in Spanish:

Pan

Pronunciation: /pæn/

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more