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English definition of “fan”

fan

noun [C] (OBJECT/PIECE OF EQUIPMENT)    /fæn/
B1 an electric device with blades that turn quickly, used to move the air around: There was no air conditioning, just a ceiling fan turning slowly.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores an object made of folded paper or other material that you wave with your hand in order to move the air around : Fans are still used by many Spanish women during their hot summer as a means of keeping cool.
(Definition of fan noun (OBJECT/PIECE OF EQUIPMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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