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  1. wide area network, WAN(adj)

    a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. wan(verb)

    lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

    "a wan smile"

  5. wan(verb)

    become pale and sickly

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  1. Wan


  2. Wan(adj)

    having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid

  3. Wan(noun)

    the quality of being wan; wanness

  4. Wan(verb)

    to grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks

  5. Wan

    of Win

  6. Origin: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]


  1. Wan, Virginia

    Wan is an unincorporated community in Gloucester County, in the U. S. state of Virginia.

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  1. awn, NWA

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