Sinhala Dictionary definitions for pan

pan 🔊 /pæˈn/

pan : මැණික් ආදිය ගරනවා

pan : සර්ව

pan : කබල

pan : තාච්චුව

pan : තැටිය

pan : කඨෝරය

pan : හට්ටිය

pan : ඇතිලිය

pan : කඨෝර ස්තරය

pan definition


  1. A part; a portion.
  2. The distance comprised between the angle of the epaule and the flanked angle.
  3. A leaf of gold or silver.
  4. The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel leaf, etc. See /etel.
  5. The god of shepherds, guardian of bees, and patron of fishing and hunting. He is usually represented as having the head and trunk of a man, with the legs, horns, and tail of a goat, and as playing on the shepherd's pipe, which he is said to have invented.
  6. A shallow, open dish or vessel, usually of metal, employed for many domestic uses, as for setting milk for cream, for frying or baking food, etc.; also employed for various uses in manufacturing.
  7. A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating. See Vacuum pan, under Vacuum.
  8. The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.
  9. The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain; the upper part of the head; the brainpan; the cranium.
  10. A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
  11. The hard stratum of earth that lies below the soil. See Hard pan, under Hard.
  12. A natural basin, containing salt or fresh water, or mud.

Transitive verb. & i. To join or fit together; to unite.

Transitive verb. To separate, as gold, from dirt or sand, by washing in a kind of pan.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To yield gold in, or as in, the process of panning; -- usually with out; as, the gravel panned out richly.
  2. To turn out (profitably or unprofitably); to result; to develop; as, the investigation, or the speculation, panned out poorly.