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Noun: pancake  'pan,keyk
  1. A flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
    - battercake, flannel cake [US], flannel-cake [US], flapcake [N. Amer], flapjack [N. Amer], griddlecake, hotcake, hot cake
Verb: pancake  'pan,keyk
  1. Make flat or flatter
    "pancake a road";
    - flatten
     
  2. Become flat or flatter
    "The landscape pancaked";
    - flatten, flatten out
     
  3. (of an aircraft) make a pancake landing (emergency landing without wheels)

Derived forms: pancakes, pancaked, pancaking

Type of: cake, change form, change shape, deform, form, shape

Encyclopedia: Pancake, West Virginia