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pan(
pahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. la sartén
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(for frying)
Put olive oil in the pan and fry the onions for five minutes.Pon aceite de oliva en la sartén y cocina las cebollas por cinco minutos.
b. la olla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When the water in the pan starts to boil, add the potatoes and the carrots.Cuando el agua en la olla comience a hervir, añade las papas y las zanahorias.
c. la cacerola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Put the lid on the pan and let the sauce simmer on low fire for 30 minutes.Tapa la cacerola con la tapa y cocínala a fuego lento por 30 minutos.
d. el cazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I want to make caramel, but I can't find the pan I need.Quiero hacer caramelo, pero no encuentro el cazo que necesito.
2. (scale part)
a. el platillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ring on the left pan weighs more than the one on the right pan.El anillo sobre el platillo izquierdo pesa más que el que está en el platillo derecho.
3. (mining)
a. la batea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I looked at the pan and I spotted a tiny gold nugget among the rocks.Miré la batea y vi una diminuta pepita de oro entre las piedras.
4. (toilet bowl) (United Kingdom)
a. la taza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I am not cleaning the toilet pan without gloves and a brush!¡No voy a limpiar la taza del retrete sin guantes ni cepillo!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (mining)
a. cribar
We panned the river for six hours, but we couldn't find any gold.Cribamos el río por seis horas, pero no encontramos nada de oro.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to criticize)
a. poner por los suelos
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The novel was panned by religious communities who found it insulting.Distintas comunidades religiosas se sintieron ofendidas y pusieron la novela por los suelos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (film and television)
a. hacer una panorámica
Turn on the camera and pan slowly from left to right.Prende la cámara y haz lentamente una panorámica de izquierda a derecha.
b. tomar una vista panorámica
We will use this camera for zooming in and out, not for panning.Vamos a utilizar esta cámara para hacer zoom, no para tomar una vista panorámica.
8. (mining)
a. cribar
My back hurts from panning all day in the river.Me duele la espalda de tanto cribar todo el día en el río.
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pan
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (colloquial)
a. vapulear (criticize)
b. poner por los suelos
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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pan [pæn]
noun
1 (for cooking) cacerola (f); (large pot) olla (f); (frying pan) sartén (f) (m); (LAm)
2 [of scales] platillo (m); [of lavatory] taza (f); [of firearm] cazoleta (f)
to go down the pan irse al traste (informal)
...another case of taxpayers' money going down the pan That meant another court appearance, another day down the pan A massive 60bn pounds has gone down the pan since the election
transitive verb
1 [+gold] lavar con batea
2 (criticize) [+play etc] dejar por los suelos (informal)
intransitive verb
to pan for gold cribar oro
pan [pæn] (Cine)
intransitive verb
tomar panorámicas or vistas pan
The camera panned across the lawn He panned over the crowd for a few minutes
transitive verb
For the black and white shot of the rider he panned the camera, giving a sense of motion Alternatively, you can pan your camera carefully and systematically over the scene
a television camera panned the stadium una cámara de televisión recorrió el estadio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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