Basin Synonyms

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Synonyms for Basin

A basin used for holding water for washing
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A large basin or pan with a flat bottom in which dishes are washed.
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A sink in a bathroom, connected to a supply of water and a drain, in which one may wash one's face and hands
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The open pasture land or grassland of South Africa.
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A mood disorder characterized usually by anhedonia, extreme sadness, poor concentration, sleep problems, loss of appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
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As much as a basin will hold
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A large grassy plain in South America, with scattered bushes and small trees.
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The degree to which something has sunk or been sunk
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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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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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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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(Archaic) A large drinking vessel
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(Electronics) A dish antenna.
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A basin for holding baptismal water in a church.
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(--- Chiefly Brit.) A flush toilet
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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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(Scots) A bucket or pail.
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The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
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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 slight hollow
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(Bot.) A tiny depression in a plant cell wall
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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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An area drained by a river system.
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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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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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A stone basin with a drain for carrying away the water used in ceremonial ablutions.
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The area drained by a river or river system
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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 person, esp. an employee as of a restaurant, who washes dishes, etc.
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An area of coastal salt flats, especially in North Africa and Arabia
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A pot which holds water for washing.
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A kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug with a shape like a vase and a handle.
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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus.
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An area along a commercial waterfront having docks or piers.
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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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A harbour for small boats.
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A large supply; esp., an extra or reserve supply
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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 San Fernando Valley in southern California.
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The quality or condition of being concave
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A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial.
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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 stand designed to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing.
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The geographical area served by a particular government agency, health facility, etc.
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Words Related to Basin

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Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
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A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
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Any specified area or region
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