• Noun
  • a usually shallow and open metal container that has a handle and that is used for cooking or baking
    1. The rice is in a pan on the stove.
    2. Spread the batter evenly in the pan [=(Brit) tin] and bake for 40 minutes.
    3. a cake/loaf/roasting pan
  • a container that is like a cooking pan that is used for holding something
  • Verb
  • to move (a movie, video, or television camera) across a scene or along with someone or something that is moving
    1. He panned the camera over the seats of the stadium.
    2. The camera panned the seats of the stadium.
    3. The director/camera panned past the pile of shoes to the bare feet of the playing children.
  • to criticize (a book, movie, play, etc.) severely
    1. The newspaper's movie critic panned the film.
    2. The book was panned by the critics.
  • to wash pieces of earth or stones with water in a special kind of pan in order to find pieces of gold or other metals
    1. The gold mine is no longer in use, but visitors to the mine can still pan for gold.
    2. We heard reports of people panning gold upriver.
  • to develop or happen
    1. We'll have to see how things pan out. [=turn out]
  • to have the end or result that you want
    1. If things don't pan out [=work out] here, I'll move back to the city.
    2. Her plans never panned out.
    3. He applied for a number of jobs and is hoping that one of them will pan out. [=hoping that he will get one of the jobs]

Những từ liên quan với PAN

sheet, kettle, pot, skillet, separate, scan, casserole, roast, roaster, saucepan, move, pail, sift, bucket