[fan-yuh n] /ˈfæn yən/
a small flag, originally carried by military brigades, used by soldiers and surveyors as a positional marker.
a small flag used by surveyors to mark stations
[fan-jet] /ˈfænˌdʒɛt/ noun 1. Also called turbofan. a jet engine having a large impeller that takes in air, which is used partly for the combustion of fuel and partly as exhaust. 2. an airplane having one or more such engines. /ˈfænˌdʒɛt/ noun 1. another name for turbofan (sense 1), turbofan (sense 2)
/ˈfæŋkəl/ verb (transitive) 1. to entangle noun 2. a tangle; confusion
[fan-leef] /ˈfænˌlif/ noun 1. a disease of grapevines, characterized by the deformation of into a fanlike shape and caused by a virus transmitted in grafting.
noun 1. a letter sent by an admiring fan, as to a celebrity.