Definition of Electric fan
1. Noun. A fan run by an electric motor.
Terms within: Electric Motor, Fan Blade, Hub
Generic synonyms: Fan
Derivative terms: Blow, Blow
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Fan
Literary usage of Electric fan
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1. Mechanical Draft: A Practical Treatise by Sturtevant, B.F., Co (1898)
"Conditions may arise in boiler practice in which an electric fan will prove of especial ... An electric fan, however, if installed where a power circuit is ..."
2. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"For example, yesterday I told him to clean the blades of my electric fan, ... I gave up trying to sleep below without the electric fan, and have spent my ..."
3. Public Utilities Reports by Henry Clifford Spurr, Ellsworth Nichols, Public Utilities Reports, inc (1920)
"... whereby the duly authorized officer or agent of the said company agreed to install an electric fan in the office of the said complainant and furnish ..."
4. Ventilation and Heating: Principles and Application : a Treatise by B.F. Sturtevant Company (1896)
"... the electric fan is, however, frequently of great service. It may be easily installed and operated in an out.of.the.way position as in any other, ..."
5. Physics for Technical Students by William Ballantyne Anderson (1914)
"The Windmill and the electric fan.— The common Windmill consists of a wheel A whose axis lies in the direction of the wind and FIG. 99. Fio. ..."
6. General Electric Company Review by General Electric Company (1910)
"THE FAN MOTOR IN WINTER It is the popular opinion that the range of usefulness of the electric fan motor is limited to the summer months and that its sole ..."
7. Mechanical Movements, Powers and Devices: Contains: an Illustrated by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1903)
"SOLENOID electric fan.— A circular magnet attached to a pivoted arm and fan blade, oscillates within two electric coils by the alternate make and break of ..."