There are 3 main translations of pan in Spanish

: pan1pan2Pan3

pan1

cacerola, n.

Pronunciation /pæn//pan/

noun

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    • 1.1Cooking

      cacerola feminine
      (large, with two handles) olla feminine
      (small) cacerola feminine
      (small) cazo masculine Spain
      (frying pan) sartén feminine
      pots and pans trastes masculine Mexico
      • loaf pan molde para pan
      • I entered the kitchen and found Ryder humming to himself and saw that the aroma I had smelt was him cooking bacon in a pan.
      • They are almost in darkness watching their blackened cooking pans.
      • All you really need is a couple of pans, a frying pan, a roasting tray, a couple of chopping blocks and a few decent knives.
      • In an adjacent room, domestic workers dressed in aprons were sitting around a table decked with pots and pans for a cooking lesson.
      • A number of cooking utensils, pans and cauldrons were also made of iron, with the consequence that these things lasted much longer and couldn't be burnt.
      • To get started, coat a grill pan with the cooking spray and rub both sides of the steaks with the seasoning of your choice.
      • It would not, however, make sense to sacrifice rare or expensive wines in the cooking pan.
      • Ticket holders have access to several stations where chefs prepare the food in woks and large sauté pans.
      • Take the excess oil out of the skillet and deglaze the pan with red wine.
      • Mrs Vale thought as she turned and rushed for the door that led outside, forgetting the cooking pan in her hand.
      • Place the chicken, skinned side up, on a rack in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray.
      • She could understand why they would need cooking pots and pans, rope, blankets, even the sword he had taken with him.
      • The rain banged hard and fast on my head like a small toddler drumming contently on a cooking pan with a spoon.
      • Fabric softener sheets are claimed to clean baked on foods from cooking pots and pans.
      • On a main road leading north of Kabul, another refugee pushed a cart piled high with pots and pans, a metal trunk and a few tattered carpets.
      • The kitchen was normal, he noticed, with all assortments of pots, pans, and cooking implements.
      • Sometimes my mother would be cooking and she'd just pack up the pots and pans with the food still in them.
      • Holiday cooking pans and gadgets should be stowed in the attic, garage or in a closet.
      • Using nonstick pans or spraying pans with nonstick cooking spray will further reduce the amount of fat and calories added to your meals.
      • As we indicated in our first article on basic kitchen needs, start with a good skillet or fry pan, a couple of saucepans and a sauté pan.

    • 1.2(for prospecting)

      batea feminine
      • With a pick and shovel, and a pan to wash gravel dug from the riverbed, a prospector with no previous experience might gain more in one day than a skilled mechanic earned in a month.
      • His grandfather sifted gold from pans during Alaska's gold rush of 1896.
      • Mountain bikes and hiking boots have replaced picks and pans in this Gold Country town.
      • Spring came, and they found a broad valley where the gold showed like yellow butter across the bottom of the washing pan.

    • 1.3(on scales)

      platillo masculine
      bandeja feminine
      • Setting aside 13 coins, you divide the remaining 26 equally between the two pans of the scale.
      • But if she's blindfolded, how does she know which pan of the scale is heavier than the other?
      • Also, I can remember the beam balance with its brass pans, agate fulcrum and box of weights.
      • This is an interesting problem, since all we have is a bathroom scale and the small pan balance the kids have been using to weigh pennies and toy cars.
      • The price of tobacco was high, the purchaser getting enough leaf to balance the silver coins placed on the other pan of the scales.
      • We might imagine a scale with two balancing pans.

  • 2British

    (of toilet)
    taza feminine
    • In the shower, you could sit on the toilet pan and wash your hair at the same time.
    • I think the toilet pan has survived, but it was a close run thing.
    • They pinned me down and attacked me, poking their fingers in my eyes, and forced my head into the toilet pan and flushed.
    • I would be ashamed to take any visitors in there; the disabled toilet pan was filthy!
    • First visit poor, wet dirty floor in spite of dirty wash basins and toilet pans.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1Mining

      (gravel/soil) cribar
      • There were three other sightings that this witness has been involved in and he gave us some details of these previous sightings, as well as how he panned for gold near his property.
      • In Mozambique, gold has occasionally been panned from alluvial deposits close to the Zimbabwe border.
      • A prospector named Jake Snively panned gold in a bend in the river about 20 miles east of Yuma.
      • Wading in a pool of brackish water, a man pans for rubies, sapphires and other gems using a basket at one of Sri Lanka's many pit mines.
      • Australia has a new gold panning champion in Pine Creek man Fingers McPhee.
      • He worked on ranches, sold newspapers, and panned for gold to pay for his education at the Boston Latin School.
      • There's a notion that it's like panning for gold or something in the old days, this notion that it's a way to get rich, or get in or something like that.
      • We are small people, we have nothing to live from except planting our fields, plantations and panning for gold.
      • Towards the end of out visit, we stopped at a gold panning/rock shop that sold gold panning equipment, lessons and all kinds of doodads.
      • Teachers, parents and children dressed in cowboy gear, panned for gold, and played some very unusual games.
      • For every nugget of gold you've got to pan a hell of a lot of sand.
      • Before that, he had spent six months with Antipodean cousins, in an old prospecting town, panning for gold.
      • If you're panning for gold, you have to sift through a lot of dirt before you find it.
      • For the time being anyway, since no one is entirely sure exactly where in the Lowthers the gold comes from, panning remains a weekend hobby that demands endless patience for comparatively tiny financial rewards.
      • Some are dropping out to pan for gold in the nearby Umzingwane River.
      • As it was about one p.m. we assumed that he had just stopped by for lunch but when he had finished eating he took from his car a large wok-like pan and started panning the gravel from the river bed.
      • Iron, copper, and coal were originally mined from outcroppings at or near the earth's surface, and gold was panned in streams.
      • Here, perhaps for amusement or for practice before entering the gold fields, soon-to-be prospectors panned for gold.
      • Chronicling a campaign day is akin to panning for gold.
      • In my experience, it is like pulling teeth to get emotional detail out of some men, and similarly like panning for gold to get political conversation out of some women.

    • 1.2Mining

      (gold) separar cribando

  • 2informal

    (criticize, condemn)
    poner por los suelos informal
    • At the end of the Eighties, everything in my life came unstuck; the critics panned my Joan of Arc musical and my long-term relationship fell horribly apart.
    • But after the movie was panned by the American critics and failed at the box-office, he began denouncing it publicly.
    • For a writer, being panned by a critic can be the last straw, as you nervously bring your inky pride and joy into public view after umpteen years of sweat and sacrifice.
    • Apparently, these two don't realize they're watching a movie that was universally panned by critics and audiences alike.
    • Both were panned by critics in the American media and both were controversial.
    • Critics who panned this movie for being too clever for its own good or too remote in its postmodern sophistry haven't quite figured out that intellectual rigour doesn't automatically negate emotional resonance.
    • I suspect many actors would agree they did not perfect their craft reading rave reviews but rather those in which the critics panned their performances.
    • I see a critic panned it, but I found it quite amusing.
    • Critics mercilessly panned this romantic gangster comedy when it first appeared on the big screen, but is it really that bad?
    • The critics panned them and questioned the arrogance which had convinced this mere illustrator that he could dream of being taken ‘seriously’.
    • Yet despite suffering a critical panning it has emerged as a massive hit, raking in $32.2 million at the US box office last weekend.
    • The Academy is best known for its summer exhibition, often panned by the critics
    • Five films from the dead French director's oeuvre that were critically panned on their original release get commercially brave DVD releases.
    • What is very sad is that it was critically panned at its opening and three months later Bizet died, a broken man.
    • Back home his buoyant show was critically panned and publicly popular; and the reason, I suspect, is that it offers a disenchanted view that doesn't get much airing in the predominantly pliant media.
    • Written in 1924, the symphony was panned by the critics of the day for being ‘vulgar and aggressive’.
    • Universally panned by the critics but loved by the public, it will be screened at Fairfield alongside the gospel performances.
    • Inspite of being panned by the critics, it has appealed to all kinds of audiences.
    • Sure, the book was critically panned; but literary excellence was never on the agenda.

intransitive verb

Mining

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    to pan for gold lavar oro

There are 3 main translations of pan in Spanish

: pan1pan2Pan3

pan2

Pronunciation /pan//pæn/

intransitive verb

Cinema

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    the camera pans across to the two figures la cámara recorre hasta enfocar en las dos figuras
    • he panned along the street recorrió la calle con la cámara
    • One of the first things they noticed was that the tape from the camera panning over the stage had been removed.
    • I panned my camera across to Mark who was in the midst of another close encounter.
    • With a wide view, you can usually pan the camera very slowly to follow the action, just like people do when moving their heads.
    • With a slow-motion gaze, the camera panned across a sea of nameless people, focusing on expressions of worry, boredom and anticipation as they awaited their party's arrival.
    • It's hard not to be horrified when the camera pans round to show a bloated and discoloured naked female corpse lying rotting under a tree, where it has been left for the CSIs to discover.
    • Well, the stage may have been small, but my fears were put to rest when the camera panned around the large packed theater.
    • Luckily, you'll be able to pan the camera around these characters with the right thumb stick.
    • Down, down it curves - the filmmaker doing a nice job of panning the camera to match the object's trajectory.
    • So, for example, while a camera is still panning around her, she hovers in the air, then suddenly unleashes a rapid fury of kicks and punches.
    • Effects originate in all the surrounds, and sweeping / panning effects are used frequently.
    • You can pan the camera around but it only helps to change direction.
    • You can pan the camera in any direction and can zoom in and out, but in most cases the default view gives you a good view of the battle.
    • People will be able to press a button and speak to someone directly in the CCTV control room, who will pan the camera to observe them.
    • A panning shot involves the camera being in a fixed position but swivelling or panning to follow a subject or survey a scene.
    • The camera pans continuously over stones and foliage in a watery landscape that seems lush and full.
    • In the same series, a camera panned to a West Indies fielder sheltering under a large umbrella.
    • She walks directly towards the hand held camera that pans left to follow her as she disappears behind a column.
    • The camera can be panned, tilted, zoomed and focused using controls at the base of the trailer,
    • An in-joke among regulars at his East 47th Street Factory was to try to get Andy to pan the camera.
    • Up until this point the trajectory of the surveillance files has been like that of a camera panning closer and closer on the suspect.
    • Heading on down the wall, I practise panning my camera 90° through the water, trying to picture another ray, or perhaps even an angelshark, appearing out of the gloom and flying right towards us.
    • I just wonder if the photographer could just pan down for a minute.
    • We then see the interior of the prison, with the camera panning across the room - priests, monks and soldiers milling about, some talking together in the foreground.
    • There is no animation at all, simply a superzoomed camera panning slowly over the static illustration while a narrator reads the page.
    • The shot begins with the camera panning down from the sky to a beach.
    • In the scene, the camera is panning from left to right, causing the objects in the image to slide rapidly across the screen.
    • It was obviously taken by a surveillance camera panning back and forth across a room of civilians.
    • No matter how I tried to get into the game, the way you pan the camera around was nagging at me at every juncture.
    • So, when Ken talks merrily of cameras being panned, zoomed and being used to identify drivers, we have clear drift in purpose.
    • The next-to-last shot of the series depicted the camera slowly panning back from a close-up to a long shot of the four inmates.
    • She panned the exterior camera over the surface and fed the data to the viewer.
    • This means that the camera, once mounted, can be panned and tilted through a full degree range in all directions.
    • And if we just pan around to the left, we'll take a look at the scene outside.
    • McMullen, looking through an infrared lens, panned the camera down and couldn't believe what he saw.
    • The commentators were discussing defensive match-ups while the camera was panning over the crowd, occasionally stopping on a celebrity.
    • Unsurprisingly enough, rpan pans the camera from left to right, rtilt tilts it up and down, rfocus refocuses it, rzoom zooms in or out, and riris sets the iris to suit the light.
    • We are moving into some traffic as I pan the camera through the passenger-side window.

There are 3 main translations of pan in Spanish

: pan1pan2Pan3

Pan3

Pan, n.

Pronunciation /pæn//pan/

noun

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    Pan