fanning

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Verb[edit]

fanning

  1. present participle of fan

Noun[edit]

fanning (plural fannings)

  1. The act by which something is fanned.
    • Granger, The Sugar Cane
      Each shrub of shade, each tree of spreading root, / That woo the first glad fannings of the breeze.
  2. A very small fragment of tea leaf.
    • 2013, Victor R. Preedy, Tea in Health and Disease Prevention
      Generally orthodox teas have four grades, namely whole leaf, broken leaf, fannings and dust.