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fan a fire/flame etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfan a fire/flame etcfan a fire/flame etcBURNto make a fire burn more strongly by blowing or moving the air near it The wind rose, fanning a few sparks in the brush. fan
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fan a fire/flame etcDavid Cottis, London At what point does breeze fan a flame rather than douse it?
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