wide area network, WAN(adj)
a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
pale, pallid, wan, sick(adj)
(of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
"the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"
pale, pallid, wan(adj)
abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress
"the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"
lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness
"a wan smile"
become pale and sickly
having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid
the quality of being wan; wanness
to grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks
Origin: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
won, adj. faint: wanting colour: pale and sickly: languid: gloomy, dark.—v.i. to become wan.—adv. Wan′ly.—n. Wan′ness.—adj. Wan′nish, somewhat wan. [A.S. wann, dark, lurid; but perh. conn, with A.S. wan, deficient.]
wan, old pa.t. of win.
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The numerical value of WAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of WAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- riutunut, kalmea, kelmeä, vaisuFinnish
- indifférent, blême, blafarde, pâlot, pâlotte, indifférente, blafardFrench
- bàn-ghlasScottish Gaelic
- halvány, sápadtHungarian
- cereo, cadaverico, smunto, fioca, fioco, pallidoItalian
- 青ざめた, ワンJapanese
- blāvs, nespodrsLatvian
- cadavérico, pálidoPortuguese
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