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  Definition of fan
  1. a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  2. an ardent follower and admirer
  3. an enthusiastic devotee of sports
  4. make (an emotion) fiercer; "fan hatred"
  5. strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
  6. separate from chaff; "She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field"
  7. agitate the air
Similar Words: buff, devotee, lover, sports fan, winnow

 

Hyponyms: electric fan, blower, exhaust fan, punkah, aerophile, aficionado, amorist, bacchant, bacchanal, groupie, railbird, winnow

 

Part Meronyms: cooling system, engine cooling system

 

Member Meronyms: following, followers

 

Derivational Morphology: love, enjoy, give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote, winnow, winnowing, sifting

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 电风扇 and 风扇   Danish: fan and ventilator and vifte  
Dutch: fan and ventilator and waaier   Estonian: ventilaator  
Finnish: ihailija and tuuletin and viuhka   French: éventail and fan and ventilateur  
German: Fan and Fächer and Ventilator   Hebrew: מאוורר and מניפה  
Icelandic: aðdáandi and blævængur and vifta   Interlingua: devoto and flabello and ventilator  
Italian: ventaglio and ventilatore   Japanese: ファン and 扇風機 and 扇子  
Latvian: ventilators and vēdeklis   Polish: fan and wentylator  
Portuguese: and ventarola and ventilador   Russian: болельщик and веер and вентилятор  
Serbian: lepeza   Spanish: abanico and fan and ventilador  
Swedish: fan and fläkt and solfjäder   Tamil: காத்தடி  
 
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