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This combination of rainfall and reduced tree cover also increased opportunities for erosion, which spread sediments into a thick blanket known as an alluvial fan.How Early Humans Used Fire to Permanently Change the Landscape Millennia Ago|Jessica Thompson|May 21, 2021|Singularity Hub
We haven't had any real fan reaction yet, but our collective fingers are crossed.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Why do you think you were “an asperg-y movie fan…a jabbering repellent acolyte?”Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Replying to a fan, she wrote, “Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard.”
Comments like that are designed to stoke the fires of fan-passion—and it works beautifully.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is the most animated this Downton Abbey fan has ever seen Lady Grantham.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She took the fan from Madame Ratignolle and began to fan both herself and her companion.
She bathed Madame Ratignolle's face with cologne, while Robert plied the fan with unnecessary vigor.
Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She opened a large black fan and moved it slowly while looking intently at her son's bent profile.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
In one, which occurs not infrequently, a thickened arm is made to expand into something like a fan-shaped hand, as in Fig. 18.Children's Ways|James Sully