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2 entries found for vane.
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Main Entry: vane
Pronunciation: primarystressvamacrn
Function: noun
1 : a movable device attached to something high to show which way the wind is blowing
2 : a thin flat or curved object that is rotated about an axis by a flow of fluid (as air or water) or that rotates to cause a fluid to flow or that changes the direction of a flow of fluid <the vanes of a windmill>
3 : the web or flat expanded part of a feather
- vaned /primarystressvamacrnd/ adjective

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