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Noun
A person who has a strong interest in or admiration for a particular person or thing
“Anyway, a fan waving a banner invaded the pitch in the last seconds of a Swiss-Portuguese match.”
Noun
An apparatus with rotating blades that creates a current of air for cooling or ventilation
“Also a 120 mm fan will be a lot quieter then an 80 mm fan moving the same amount of air.”
Noun
Blower of air
“He cools himself with an electric fan.”
Verb
Blow on
“I used my hand to fan my face, which felt ridiculously hot.”
Verb
Provoke
“They select those news reports that are consistent with their preferred thinking, especially those that fan national emotions.”
Verb
Disperse or radiate from a central point to cover a wide area
“In targeted sampling, interviewers fan out into targeted areas to conduct interviews over the course of several days.”
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