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fan (out)

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1 to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area
  • the accordionist smoothly fanned out the bellows of his instrument as he played

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2 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point
  • most of the city's subway lines fan out from this central station

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“Fan (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fan%20%28out%29. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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