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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpanən/, [ˈʃpann̩]

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spannen ‎(third-person singular simple present spannt, past tense spannte, past participle gespannt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to stretch
  2. to tighten
  3. to tension
  4. to be taut
  5. to harness
    • 1922, Walther Kabel (pseud. William Käbler), Das Geheimnis des Zuni, Werner Dietsch Verlag, page 34:
      Vor jeden Wagen waren acht indianische Mustangs gespannt.
      Eight Indian mustangs were harnessed in front of each wagon.
  6. to span
  7. (colloquial) to stare, gaze
  8. (colloquial) to peep, spy on someone

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spannen

  1. definite singular of spann
  2. definite plural of spann
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