- a tail, end, or part shaped like a fan.
- one of a breed of domestic pigeons, having a fan-shaped tail.
- any of various small birds having fanlike tails, as the Old World flycatchers of the genus Rhipidura and the American wood warblers of the genus Euthlypis.
- fantail goldfish.
- Building Trades, Architecture. a structure or structural member having a number of radiating parts, as an arch centering.
- the part of a rounded stern extending abaft the aftermost perpendicular; rounded counter.
- the area within this.
- Western U.S. a mustang.
- Cookery. (of shrimp) shelled, split almost through, and flattened slightly before cooking.
- a breed of domestic pigeon having a large tail that can be opened like a fan
- any Old World flycatcher of the genus Rhipidura, of Australia, New Zealand, and SE Asia, having a broad fan-shaped tail
- a tail shaped like an outspread fan
- architect a part or structure having a number of components radiating from a common centre
- a burner that ejects fuel to produce a wide flat flame in a lamp or furnace
- a flat jet of air and coal dust projected into the air stream of a pulverized-coal furnace
- an auxiliary sail on the upper portion of a windmill that turns the mill to face the wind
- US a curved part of the deck projecting aft of the sternpost of a ship