Pan

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Pan and panning can have many meanings as listed below in various categories.

Prefix[edit]

Mythology[edit]

  • Pan (god), a god of nature in Greek mythology
    • Pan flute, a wind instrument he is often depicted playing

Science and technology[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Computing[edit]

Geology[edit]

  • Dry lake, or pan, an ephemeral water body contained in a shallow, flat basin
  • Gold panning, a simple placer mining technique
  • Salt pan (geology), a shallow depression holding a playa, salt lake or related feature

Geography[edit]

Multimedia Technologies[edit]

  • Pan and scan, technique for reproducing wide-screen films on narrow TV screens
  • Panchromatic black-and-white film
  • Panning (audio), the spread of a monaural signal in a stereo or multi-channel sound field
  • Panning (camera), a movement of a film or video camera (rotating on a vertical axis)

Medical technology[edit]

Zoology[edit]

  • Pan (genus), a genus of apes composed of the common chimpanzee and the bonobo

Film[edit]

Food and drink[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Honorifics[edit]

Music[edit]

Publishing[edit]

International ISO Standards[edit]

Acronym[edit]

The acronym PAN can refer to:

Government, politics, and organizations[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]