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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The story focuses on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.
I struggle to nominate a favorite restaurant in Hong Kong as there are too many I truly enjoy going to, but one place that I have a real soft spot for is Yu Chuan in Wan Chai, the quality and execution of the food is excellent and the cost is wallet-friendly.
The insurance company may provide a list of auto body shops, and the customer can say,' No. I wan na go to Joe's Body Shop around the corner.' And that's their choice. The issue of steering is already something that's not consistent with state law and not something that insurance companies do.
So now we've got way more advanced, way more expressive move sets than we've ever had before, a character like Anakin Skywalker is using his Force powers to pull and does lots of cool air juggles and is really much more of an aggressive Jedi than, say, someone like Obi-Wan Kenobi, who is much more of a defensive Jedi.
I would n’t say there’s drama to a point where you hate each other, you’re just not scared to call each other out, sometimes they know too much about each other so they ’ll use that against each other and then you ’ll wake up the next morning sober and you’re like I kinda wan na know what happened but do n’t wan na bring it up and then you drink the next night and then it comes up again until someone eventually squashes it.
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Translations for wan
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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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