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  Definition of basin
  1. a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
  2. a bathroom or lavatory sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
  3. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
  4. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
  5. the quantity that a basin will hold; "a basinful of water"
Similar Words: washbasin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory, river basin, basinful

 

Hyponyms: baptismal font, baptistry, baptistery, font, bidet, birdbath, emesis basin, laver, stoup, stoop, washbasin, handbasin, washbowl, lavabo, wash-hand basin, cirque, corrie, cwm, saltpan, tidal basin

 

Anagrams: Sabin, sabin

 

 
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