Definition of Fan out

1. Verb. Move outward. "The soldiers fanned out"

Exact synonyms: Diffuse, Spread, Spread Out
Generic synonyms: Distribute, Spread
Specialized synonyms: Percolate, Creep, Bleed, Run, Mantle
Derivative terms: Diffusion, Spread, Spread, Spread

Definition of Fan out

1. Verb. to spread out into the shape of a fan ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fan Out

fan belt
fan belts
fan blade
fan camera photography
fan cameras
fan club
fan clubs
fan coil
fan dance
fan death
fan fern
fan fiction
fan fictions
fan letter
fan mail
fan out (current term)
fan palm
fan palms
fan service
fan sign
fan tracery
fan translation
fan translations
fan translator
fan translators
fan vaulting

Literary usage of Fan out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reference Information for the Software Verification & Validation Process by Dolores R. Wallace, Laura M. Ippolito, Barbara B. Cuthill (1996)
"Fan-in/fan-out represents the number of modules that call/are called by a given module. Identifies whether the system decomposition is adequate (eg, ..."

2. Industrial Magazine (1907)
"... the air on the the fan out into the b! of a disk fan can be found formula, which has been results. Discharge in cubic per revolution against atmospheric ..."

3. Bookbinding and Its Auxiliary Branches by John J. Pleger (1915)
"fan out the boards on the inside one- half of an inch, ... When dry, fan out the board so as to paste one-eighth of an inch of the cloth. ..."

4. Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 by John Frederick Bligh Livesay (1919)
"Starting with a barrage 3000 yards in width, it is to fan out to 9000 yards, changing form as it goes, and the least error in synchronization by either ..."

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