especially spread in a fan shape;
"the peacock's fanned tail"
"the spread-out cards"
- The breeze fanned our faces.
- Her wild behaviour merely fanned the flames of his jealousy.
- He fanned (out) the cards in his hand before playing.
- The troops fanned out as they advanced.
- The soldiers fanned out across the hillside in their search for the man.
- We fanned the fire to make it burn brighter.
- spread-out 拉长