Pan

(redirected from panful)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to panful: painful urination

Pan

(pan),
Genus of anthropoid apes that includes the gorilla and chimpanzee. Pan panisus and Pan troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments.
[G. myth. god of forest]

Pan,

Greek mythological god of the forest.
panic - extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear.
References in periodicals archive ?
For a rosy compote, peel, core, and boil up the panful of debris
Once you have a panful of curds that are still just a little glossy, take the eggs off the heat so they don't overcook.
"Madame Homais could speak from experience, bearing as she did to this day on her chest the marks of a panful of burning coals that a cook had dropped inside her pinafore when she was small" (131).
This was an impressive panful for one (two people with small appetites would have been happy to share it) and full to the gills with chicken, prawns, cod and mussels.
>THE seemingly endless online-betting gold rush has trampled a couple of glinting-eyed prospectors underfoot in the last few weeks - leaving some of their luckless punters staring at a panful of mud, writes Alex Hankin.
There are 12 pages devoted to omelettes, and even five full pages given over to the fine art of boiling a panful of rice.
This fall and winter, when supermarket produce is most expensive and most of us can't run out to the garden and pick a fresh bunch of celery or panful of beans, it's gratifying to know that you can visit the fruit cellar or make a trip to the pantry or freezer, and not be disappointed.
butter or bacon drippings 1 1/2 cups minced celery 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 4 cups leftover cornbread, dried overnight and crumbled, or about 1 panful of skillet cornbread 1 cup chicken stock 3 Tbsp.
"As a result, the majority gives companies that chose to sit out the hard developmental days of DBS a windfall chance to participate in a gold rush and leaves one of the pioneers of the DBS service with only a panful of mica.
Turning away from the gritty landscape, I scoop another panful from the eroding bank of the trickling stream, but I have to laugh.