Fan

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Fan commonly refers to:

  • Fan (machine), a machine for producing airflow, often for cooling
    • Hand fan, an implement held and waved by hand to move air
  • Fan (person), short for fanatic; an enthusiast or supporter, especially with regard to entertainment or sports

Fan or fans may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

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Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Biology[edit]

  • Free amino nitrogen, in brewing and winemaking, amino acids available for yeast metabolism
  • Sea fan, a marine animal of the Cnidarian phylum

Computing and mathematics[edit]

Geology[edit]

One of several types of fan-shaped deposits of sediment caused by the flow of streams or glacial melt:

People[edit]

  • Fan (surname) (Chinese character: 范, pinyin: Fàn), a common Chinese surname
    • Fan Clan, a prominent clan with the above surname during the Spring and Autumn Period of China
  • Fan, the legendary descendant of the Yellow Emperor claimed as the progenitor of the Su clan in China

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