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Frying pan

flat bottomed pan for cooking food on a stove
A frying pan.

A frying pan, frypan, or skillet is a pan used for frying, searing, and browning foods. It is usually about 20 to 30 cm (8 to 12 inches) across. It is flat and has flared sides and no lid. It is almost always made of metal, such as iron or aluminum.