Pronunciation: (pan'kāk"), [key]
—n., v., -caked, -cak•ing.
1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack.
2. Also called pan'cake land"ing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.
(of an airplane or the like) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.
1. Informal.to flatten, esp. as the result of a collision or other mishap: The car had been pancaked by the bus.
2. to cause (an airplane) to pancake.
Pronunciation: (pan'kāk"), [key] Trademark.
a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usually applied with a moist sponge.
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