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  Words related to fan

Related / Similar Words: buff, devotee, lover, sports fan, winnow

 

Definition:
  • a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces;
  • an ardent follower and admirer;
  • an enthusiastic devotee of sports;
  • make (an emotion) fiercer; "fan hatred";
  • strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher);
  • separate from chaff; "She stood there winnowing grain all day in the field";
  • agitate the air;

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    Hyponyms: electric fan, blower, exhaust fan, punkah, aerophile, aficionado, amorist, bacchant, bacchanal, groupie, railbird, winnow

     

    Part Meronyms: cooling system, engine cooling system

     

    Member Meronyms: following, followers

     

    Derivational Morphology: love, enjoy, give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote, winnow, winnowing, sifting

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 电风扇 and 风扇   Danish: fan and ventilator and vifte  
    Dutch: fan and ventilator and waaier   Estonian: ventilaator  
    Finnish: ihailija and tuuletin and viuhka   French: éventail and fan and ventilateur  
    German: Fan and Fächer and Ventilator   Hebrew: מאוורר and מניפה  
    Icelandic: aðdáandi and blævængur and vifta   Interlingua: devoto and flabello and ventilator  
    Italian: ventaglio and ventilatore   Japanese: ファン and 扇風機 and 扇子  
    Latvian: ventilators and vēdeklis   Polish: fan and wentylator  
    Portuguese: and ventarola and ventilador   Russian: болельщик and веер and вентилятор  
    Serbian: lepeza   Spanish: abanico and fan and ventilador  
    Swedish: fan and fläkt and solfjäder   Tamil: காத்தடி  
     
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