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fand

  • v  strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
  • v  make (an emotion) fiercer
  • v  agitate the air
  • v  separate the chaff from by using air currents
  • s  especially spread in a fan shape
    the peacock's fanned tail

  • It's also huge: government researchers fanned out across the nation in 2002, surveying 12,571 Americans ages 15 to 44.
  • Mobs fanned out through Muslim neighborhoods like Afsana's in the western state of Gujarat, led by local politicians and their rabble-rousersas the Muslims had been at Godhra .
  • They fanned out across the four floors and herded everybody--staff and visitors--into a single room.
News & Articles

  • Volunteers help celebrate Flag Day
    Veterans and their advocates fanned out across Monroe County on Friday to raise money for the Veterans Outreach Center.
    June 15, 2013 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
  • Author to women: 'Stop fixing men, start renovating properties'
    Veterans and their advocates fanned out across Monroe County on Friday to raise money for the Veterans Outreach Center. - 3:53 am
    June 15, 2013 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
  • Turkish PM supporters turn out in force at rally
    SINCAN, Turkey (AP) — Tens of thousands of backers of the Turkish prime minister were rallying Saturday, a powerful show of support for the government as it faces off with protesters in a two-week stand-off that has fanned nationwide demonstrations.
    June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in CNN International
    President Barack Obama said in a speech July 1 that the Arizona measure has "fanned the flames of an already contentious debate."
  • Luke Donald in AFP
    It wasn't a particularly good third shot. It doesn't look like there's much green out there where that pin is,Donald said. "I just fanned it a little bit and really wasn't a very makeable chip. Hit it right on-line. I just came up a few...
  • Nicola Sturgeon in Times Online
    Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish Health Secretary, said: "It's now widely recognised that excessive alcohol consumption across society, fanned by rock-bottom pricing, is one of the biggest threats to Scottish public health."

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