|1.||a. a thin flat cake made from batter and fried on both sides, often served rolled and filled with a sweet or savoury mixture|
|b. (as modifier): pancake mix|
|2.||a Scot name for drop scone|
|3.||a stick or flat cake of compressed make-up|
|4.||Also called: pancake landing an aircraft landing made by levelling out a few feet from the ground and then dropping onto it|
|5.||to cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing or (of an aircraft) to make a pancake landing|
see flat as a pancake.