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wan / wän/ • adj. (of a person's complexion or appearance) pale and giving the impression of illness or exhaustion: she was looking wan and bleary-eyed. ∎  (of light) pale; weak: the wan dawn light. ∎  (of a smile) weak; strained. ∎ poetic/lit. (of the sea) without luster; dark and gloomy. DERIVATIVES: wan·ly adv.wan·ness n.

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WAN / wan/ • abbr. ∎  Comput. wide area network.

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WAN Acronym for wide area network.

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wan †dusky, dark; livid, leaden-hued OE.; pallid, unusually pale XIII. OE. wan(n), of unkn. orig.

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WAN (wæn) Computing wide-area network