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Verb
Present participle for to cool (someone or something) by waving an object to create a current of air
“I used my hand to fan my face, which felt ridiculously hot.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause (a belief or emotion) to become stronger or more widespread
“We have seen Government bureaus and bureaucrats under emergency and crisis fan the hysteria of fear increasingly.”
Verb
Present participle for to spread, open or disperse 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.”
Adjective
Agitating the air
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