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what does basin mean?

i tried looking in the dictionary.it's not there.=/

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There are few meanings of Basin 1 Medical term- An emesis basin is a specific type of basin used for hand wash. 2 A drainage basin is a region of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water, such as a river, lake, dam, estuary, wetland, sea or ocean. 3Oceanic basin, anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater 4 Wash basin, a bowl (vessel) designed to contain water for the purpose of cleaning hands and other minor ablutions; see also sink 5 Basin, or dock (maritime), used for the reception of boats, in which the water level is maintained; also called a tidal basin or canal basin
Apr 14, 2017
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Apr 14, 2017
Basin may mean: Drainage basin, a hydrological basin or catchment basin, a region of land where water drains downhill into a specified body of water Tarim Basin, located in Xinjiang, China and is one of the largest drainage basins in the world. Sedimentary basin, a low and usually sinking region that is filled with sediments from adjacent positive areas Structural basin, in geology, referring to the basin-shaped warping of underlying bedrock in a region Depression (geology), a landform lower than the surrounding area, such as the Kalahari Basin Oceanic basin, anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater A downdropped fault block, or graben, which fill with sediments Wash basin, a bowl (vessel) designed to contain water for the purpose of cleaning hands and other minor ablutions; see also sink An emesis basin is a specific type of basin Pudding basin, a kitchen utensil of a rounded internal form and wider at its open top Basin, or dock (maritime), used for the reception of boats, in which the water level is maintained; also called a tidal basin or canal basin Basin of attraction, in the mathematics of nonlinear systems In places:
Apr 14, 2017
ba·sin /ˈbeɪsən/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[bey-suhn] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation –noun 1. a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, esp. for washing. 2. any container of similar shape, as the pan of a balance. 3. the quantity held by such a container: We need another basin of water to dilute the mixture. 4. a natural or artificial hollow place containing water. 5. a partially enclosed, sheltered area along a shore, often partly man-made or dredged to a greater depth, where boats may be moored: a yacht basin. 6. Geology. an area in which the strata dip from the margins toward a common center. 7. Physical Geography. a. a hollow or depression in the earth's surface, wholly or partly surrounded by higher land: river basin. b. drainage basin. 8. Botany. the depression in an apple, pear, or other pome at the end opposite the stem. --------------------------------------... [Origin: 1175–1225; ME bacin < OF < LL bac(c)īnum (bacc(a) water vessel, back3 + -īnum -ine1); perh. further related in Latin to beaker]
Apr 14, 2017
it can mean many things e.g a round vessel for liquids or preparing food in, or a wash basin were clothes is wash it can also refer to a round valley or an area that is drain by the river
Apr 14, 2017

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