Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being panned (moved as if across a panorama).
  • adj. Capable of being panned (sifted, as of gold or gravel).

Etymologies

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pan +‎ -able

Examples

  • (3%) 6231 [Gonvert] Fat scrollbar used rather than making it pannable (new this week)

    Planet Maemo

  • Launched in Britain last week, Street View serves up pannable, zoomable street-level photo views of major cities, allowing curious punters to take virtual strolls around towns and have a good nosey about.

    Digital-Lifestyles

  • Overview - a zoomable, pannable look at the universe of nodes and edges in the entire graph

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • The portfolio site of Erwin Bauer takes a different approach to using a pannable user interface, but implementing in JavaScript rather than in Flash.

    doggdot.us

  • Google Sky is a pannable, zoomable map of the sky that starts with the Sloan images, and where the Sloan doesn’t cover the sky, uses images from a digitized Palomar Observatory Sky Survey.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • The clever folk at Google have put up a site with a zoomable and pannable map/image of the moon’s surface (functioning just like the satellite images of the earth’s surface they now supply on their maps site), starting out focussed on the region on the moon where various moon landings took place.

    Google Moon

  • a site's source, but has syntax coloring and a search function. iHTMLplus (free, three stars) lets you type in a URL and view the site's source code on the left of your iPad in landscape mode and a non-zoomable-but-pannable (is that a word?) web page on the right, but without the other niceties of Code - Source Code Viewer - but, hey, it's free.

    The Register

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