fan out


fan out
fan out
Fig. to spread out over a wide area. •

The searchers fanned out, looking for the child lost in the woods.

Let's fan out and search a wider area.

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{v. phr.} To spread in several directions. * /The main road fans out at the edge of the forest in four different directions./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • Fan-Out — (oder fan out bzw. Fanout) ist ein Maß für die Fähigkeit eines Logikgatterausganges (engl. logic gate), Eingänge anderer Logikbauelemente der gleichen Art anzusteuern, d. h. die benötigten elektrischen Spannungen und Stromstärken für den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fan-out — is a measure of the ability of a logic gate output, implemented electronically, to drive a number of inputs of other logic gates of the same type. In most designs, logic gates are connected together to form more complex circuits, and it is common …   Wikipedia

  • fan out — {v. phr.} To spread in several directions. * /The main road fans out at the edge of the forest in four different directions./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Fan-out — [ fænaut, fæn aut] das; [s], s <zu engl. fan »Fächer« u. out »außen, aus«> Ausgangslastfaktor einer Digitalschaltung (Mikroelektronik); Ggs. ↑Fan in …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fan out — index deploy, expand Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Fan-out —   [ fænaʊt; englisch »Ausgangsfächerung«] das, , Mikroelektronik: Lastfaktor …   Universal-Lexikon

  • fan out — verb move outward (Freq. 4) The soldiers fanned out • Syn: ↑diffuse, ↑spread, ↑spread out • Derivationally related forms: ↑spread (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fan out — phrasal verb Word forms fan out : present tense I/you/we/they fan out he/she/it fans out present participle fanning out past tense fanned out past participle fanned out 1) [intransitive] if a group of people fan out, they move forwards and apart… …   English dictionary

  • fan out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If a group of people or things fan out, they move forwards away from a particular point in different directions. [V P] The main body of British, American, and French troops had fanned out to the west... [V P] We fanned out from… …   English dictionary

  • Fan-out — En électronique et en complexité, le fan out d un fil électrique, ou d une porte logique, ou d un port de sortie d un bloc, est le nombre de blocs connectés à cet élément. Plus spécifiquement, dans l étude théorique des circuits booléens, on… …   Wikipédia en Français


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