fan-shaped fan-shaped


  • (adj) shaped in the form of a fan


  1. The breast is a separate organ, attached to the fan-shaped pectoral muscle by connective tissue.
  2. In place of the usual urban chaos and clutter, Chandigarh's traffic circles move vehicles smoothly through a fan-shaped grid set in vast parklands.
  3. Healthy blood forms a green crystal pattern which, under a microscope, looks like a delicate, fan-shaped palm leaf.



  • "We urged a wolfhound to attack the horse drove. The dominant stallion organized a fan-shaped battle formation immediately with the strong horses in the front and the weak ones behind," said Wang Zhenshan. "The stallion, standing in front,...
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Wang Chen Source: China Internet Information Center|

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