Informal. criticized severely; given a sharply negative review: Despite being a universally panned show, the series was given a second season.
(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.
(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.
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.
the simple past tense and past participle of pan1.
Other definitions for panned (2 of 2)
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.
(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.
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.
the simple past tense and past participle of pan2.
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How to use panned in a sentence
Cook at a boil for a few minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent the beans from sticking to the bottom of the pan.How to make dal makhani, the most luxurious and creamy dal of all | Joe Yonan | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
In a small pan over medium heat, toast the allspice, cinnamon, cloves and peppercorns until fragrant, stirring frequently to ensure they don’t scorch.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too | M. Carrie Allan | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
You can make it all, minus the pan drippings, two days in advance.6 gravy recipes to pour over your mashed potatoes — and anything else this Thanksgiving | Kari Sonde, Becky Krystal | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Shake the pan every few minutes to make sure the topping is toasting evenly.
One of the most promising signs that this isn’t just a flash in the pan is the fact that stocks in renewable power equipment manufacturers and project developers have been outperforming the overall energy sector as well as major stock market indices.90% of the Global Power Capacity Added in 2020 Will Be Renewable | Edd Gent | November 16, 2020 | Singularity Hub
The film was critically panned upon its release, but has since gained a cult following.Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister’s S5 Return, A ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie,’ and Sexy Peter Dinklage | Marlow Stern | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Second, the way this vote panned out is particularly horrifying.At the United Nations, It’s Human Rights, Putin-Style | Jay Michaelson | June 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The long-awaited Grace of Monaco premiered Wednesday evening at the 67th Festival de Cannes—and has been widely panned since.The Only Thing That Sparkles in ‘Grace of Monaco’…the Jewels | Liza Foreman | May 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When it was finally released, it was panned by critics, receiving a 32% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and More | Marlow Stern | February 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Top Critics panned The Lone Ranger faster than you can say “cultural appropriation.”Hey! Some People Liked Grown Ups 2: Critics Defend The Razzie Nominations | Amy Zimmerman | January 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And whether it panned out or not, the best thing he could do was forget that such girl as Marie had ever existed.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
If the mine panned out big as Cash seemed to think was likely, the best thing he could do was steer clear of San Jose.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
In his wanderings, he had panned the alluvium of many small streams and had recovered more than the usual amount of gold.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
With those panned oysters before him he had forgotten all about Dan's love affair with Miss Pasmer.April Hopes | William Dean Howells
It was his perquisite, and from the gold he panned out he ultimately made enough to put him through college.The Trail of '98 | Robert W. Service