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Definition of "panful" []

  • The amount that a pan can hold. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "panful" in a sentence
  • "As each panful is browned, transfer the cubes into a large dutch oven."
  • "He moved down the stream a few steps and took a second panful of dirt."
  • "And so I must bake a fourth layer, dividing the recipe into thirds to create enough extra batter for a fourth panful."