Pan-cake



[pan-keyk] /ˈpænˌkeɪk/

noun
1.
a thin, flat of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a ; griddlecake or flapjack.
2.
Also called pancake landing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.
verb (used without object), pancaked, pancaking.
3.
(of an airplane or the like) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.
verb (used with object), pancaked, pancaking.
4.
Informal. to flatten, especially as the result of a collision or other mishap:
The car had been pancaked by the bus.
5.
to cause (an airplane) to pancake.
[pan-keyk] /ˈpænˌkeɪk/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usually applied with a moist sponge.
/ˈpænˌkeɪk/
noun
1.

2.
a Scot name for drop scone
3.
a stick or flat cake of compressed make-up
4.
Also called pancake landing. an aircraft landing made by levelling out a few feet from the ground and then dropping onto it
verb
5.
to cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing or (of an aircraft) to make a pancake landing
n.

early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), from pan (n.) + cake (n.); as symbol of flatness c.1600.
v.

“to squeeze flat,” 1879, from pancake (n.). Later, of aircraft, “to fall flat” (1911), with figurative extension. Related: Pancaked; pancaking.
see: flat as a pancake

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