panned

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adjective
  1. Informal. criticized severely; given a sharply negative review: Despite being a universally panned show, the series was given a second season.

  2. (of gravel, sand, etc.) washed in a pan to separate gold or other heavy, valuable metal: The panned gravel contained 1 part gold per 500,000.

  1. (of gold or other heavy, valuable metal) separated from gravel, sand, etc., by washing in a pan: The panned gold was approximately 22 karat, which is generally a bit too soft for a wedding ring.

  2. baked or cooked in a pan: This very stretchy dough works best as a panned bread to support the shape—as a freeform loaf, it just flattens out.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of pan1.

Origin of panned

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First recorded in 1865–70; pan1 + -ed2 for the adjective senses; pan1 + -ed1 for the verb sense

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Other definitions for panned (2 of 2)

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adjective
  1. photographed or filmed while rotating the camera vertically or horizontally so as to keep a moving subject in view or to record a wide view of an extensive area: We especially love the panned shot of our whole family from the photo session at the reunion.

  2. (of a camera) moved or rotated vertically or horizontally to keep a moving subject in view or to record a wide view of an area: The flight of the startled duck was captured really well using a panned camera.

  1. Audio. (of a signal output) directed to one of the speakers in a sound system, to a point between speakers, or, especially, through a continuum from one side to the other to create the impression that the source is moving: Any panned instruments will seem more widely spaced than normal, and reverbs and delays will seem wider and deeper.The panned bass seems like a strange choice, but overall the mix was pretty great.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of pan2.

Origin of panned

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First recorded in 1945–50; pan2 + -ed2 for the adjective senses; pan2 + -ed1 for the verb sense

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