Definitions for pan-cakeˈpænˌkeɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pan•cakeˈpænˌkeɪk(n.; v.)-caked, -cak•ing.

  1. (n.)a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack.

    Category: Cooking

  2. Also called pan′cake land`ing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.

    Category: Aeronautics

  3. (v.i.)(of an airplane) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.

    Category: Aeronautics

  4. (v.t.)Informal. to flatten, esp. as the result of a mishap.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  5. to cause (an airplane) to pancake.

    Category: Aeronautics

Origin of pancake:

1400–50

Pan-Cake*ˈpænˌkeɪk

  1. a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usu. applied with a moist sponge.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing, Trademark

* Trademark..

Wiktionary

  1. Pan-Cake(ProperNoun)

    A semisolid cosmetic, or theatrical makeup, pressed into a flat cake and applied with a damp sponge.

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