fan (out)

as in to stretch (out)
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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“Fan (out).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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