Basin synonyms

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A basin used for holding water for washing
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The definition of a pan is a container used for cooking. It can also refer to a certain amount of an item which a pan will hold.
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A kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug with a shape like a vase and a handle.
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(Archaic) A large drinking vessel
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A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus.
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A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
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(Electronics) A dish antenna.
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An area along a commercial waterfront having docks or piers.
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A basin for holding baptismal water in a church.
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A shallow pond or lake close to a larger lake or river but separated from it by a barrier such as a levee.
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(--- Chiefly Brit.) A flush toilet
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A female given name.
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(Biochem.) Any of a group of substances, mainly proteins, found esp. on the surface of a cell, that combine with specific molecules, hormones, antibodies, drugs, viruses, etc.
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A large supply; esp., an extra or reserve supply
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(Scots) A bucket or pail.
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A usually artificial pool, pond, reservoir, or cistern, especially one used to hold water for drinking or for irrigation.
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The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
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The San Fernando Valley in southern California.
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A long, continuous column made of the lignified walls of dead vessel elements, along which water flows in the xylem of angiosperms.
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A basin for washing the face and hands; a washbasin or wash-hand basin ((UK))
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The area drained by a river or river system
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The quality or condition of being concave
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A slight hollow
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A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial.
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(Bot.) A tiny depression in a plant cell wall
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The difference height or depth between the vertex and the rim of a curved surface, specifically used for optical elements such as a mirror or lens.
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A natural depression in a land surface formed by the dissolution and collapse of a cavern roof. Sinkholes are roughly funnel-shaped and on the order of tens of meters in size. They generally occur in limestone regions and are connected to subteranean passages.
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Any specified area or region
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Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
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A permanently installed sink, fitted with a water supply and a drain, in which one may wash one's hands and face
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A stand designed to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing.
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The land area that is drained by a river and its tributaries. The Mississippi River basin, for example, is a vast area that covers much of the central United States from the central ranges of the Appalachian Mountains in the east to the eastern ranges of the Rocky Mountains in the west, funneling toward its delta in southern Louisiana and emptying into the Gulf of Mexico.
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An area drained by a river system.
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The geographical area served by a particular government agency, health facility, etc.
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(Hydrology) A topographic region in which all water drains to a common outlet; a watershed.
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the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
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As much as a basin will hold
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A vessel, often in the shape of an animal, used to pour water over the hands, especially in ritual cleansing.
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A large grassy plain in South America, with scattered bushes and small trees.
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A large basin or pan with a flat bottom in which dishes are washed.
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A person, esp. an employee as of a restaurant, who washes dishes, etc.
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A stone basin with a drain for carrying away the water used in ceremonial ablutions.
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An area of coastal salt flats, especially in North Africa and Arabia
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The degree to which something has sunk or been sunk
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The open pasture land or grassland of South Africa.
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A pot which holds water for washing.
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A tub for washing clothes, etc.; often, a stationary metal tub fitted with water faucets and a drain
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Find another word for basin. In this page you can discover 50 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for basin, like: sink, pan, ewer, bowl, container, bay, crater, depression, dish, dock and font.