pan off


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pan off wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals
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In literature:

They would grapple there; and, in the end, when the pan jumped on edge both would be thrown off.
"Harbor Tales Down North" by Norman Duncan
Rise dark, two blue pan lights back of window, two baby spots off left; one focussed on bed and the other on door down R.1.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Paul Dickey
Every now and then he could hear Pan whining woefully in his tub a long way off.
"Wood Magic" by Richard Jefferies
The biscuit-loaves were now done sufficiently to stand alone, and the pans were giving off delicious emanations of frying grouse and bacon.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
Stir all well together, break off enough to roll out; cut, space in pan and bake in very moderate oven.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Put the ham in a baking pan and trim off the under side nicely, and take off the skin.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
Add 2 pinches of salt and, after stirring, pour off the water and empty the rice out on the lid of the mess pan.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
Put de liddle Nigger in Mosser's dish pan, An' scrub 'im off good fer de ole San' Man.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
He bucked Pan off every time.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
But when it rises the second time, take it off the fire, and set it by in a pan a quarter of an hour.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton

In news:

Crewmember Eddie Francisco shows off some of the 60,000 pounds of Bristol Bay red king crab delivered to Peter Pan Seafoods at King Cove in October 2011.
Henry shows off his stitches to children at Frying Pan Park.
Monique Pan may have kicked off her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, but a love for the arts and design led her to her current flourishing career as a fine jewelry designer.
After spending three years in finance, Pan began to take design courses on her time off.
Peter Pan and the Lost Boys are going off to war.
The New York Knicks failed to match the Houston Rockets' offer sheet to flash-in-the-pan point guard Jeremy Lin last night, scared off by the odd contract structure that the Rockets were able to put on the table.
Toast all the nuts except the pistachios, by simply shaking them in a dry frying pan over a medium heat until they color and begin to give off their waxy scent , and then add them to the pilaf along with the chopped parsley.
Muffin Dole shows off a mouthwatering pan of apple strudel at Bonnie's restaurant on Aspen Mountain.
Pan Am' never got off the ground, but a 1960s-style TV show could still fly.
Becky Ann Baker, Peter Friedman, Keith Nobbs and Joyce Van Patten are among the thesps lined up to appear in the world preem of Amy Herzog 's "The Great God Pan" at Off Broadway's Playwrights Horizons.
Drawing from Tin Pan Alley-era songs and jazz standards, Kite kicks off the disc with a peppy take on a Cole Porter tune in which he also sings.
When the Killers first arrived on the scene, I wrote them off as little more than a glitzy flash in the pan out of Vegas, a band obsessed with the hooks and sounds of '80s bands.
According to an April 21 report from, Pan United tugboat, P-U 2007, went missing in waters off Kuantan in Malaysia the night of April 19.
To take our minds off the election, a feature called Puffs and Pans has been created.
The Borough Assembly pulled off an unusual move during its Thursday meeting when it prematurely killed a proposed ordinance some assemblymembers panned as a "bad idea" and "literally a waste of time.