meaning of van

1. The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle.
A shovel used in cleansing ore.
To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel.
A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods.
A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc. , also for conveying wild beasts, etc. , for exhibition.
A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2.
A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain.
A wing with which the air is beaten.
To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow.
a truck with an enclosed cargo space

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