Meaning of BASIN in English

BASIN

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pedestal basin British English (= a bowl to wash your hands in, supported by a pedestal )

pudding basin

river basin

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

large

Half fill the small basins with cake mixture and fill the large basin with the remainder.

It is observed that the maria and the large unfilled basins tend to lie in the equatorial regions of the Moon.

It includes three large water basins which separate the main dockyard from St. Mary's Island.

Between these two ranges a large structural basin was created which now forms the high plateau of the Altiplano.

A large jug and basin , charmingly ornamented with a design of blue ribbon, was its centre-piece.

low

Midvale veterans would recall frantically pumping out buildings frequently flooded in the low basin at the foot of Germantown.

sedimentary

Smaller-scale inset maps will provide information on metamorphic grade of orogenic terrains and the structure of Phanerozoic sedimentary basins .

There are even more examples of very thin units that persist over fantastically large areas in particular sedimentary basins .

small

The river poured into a small basin under the shopping arcade.

Half fill the small basins with cake mixture and fill the large basin with the remainder.

There was a small basin filled with water at one end of the mattress and I was told to gaze into it.

Barely half-fill the two small basins with lemon cake mixture and place the remainder in the large bowl.

upper

As far as the upper basin was concerned, it was time for some equity.

Now the upper basin would get its share.

■ NOUN

amazon

The Amazon basin breeds great passions such as Roberto's.

hand

The icebox is refrigerated and the sinks and wash hand basins are served with pressure hot and cold fresh water.

Recently, a small crack appeared in our pedestal hand basin in the bathroom.

I went to rinse out a towel in the hand basin .

Suite comprising panelled bath with matching wash hand basin .

mare

Basalts are the dark lava rocks that fill mare basins .

The mare basins have dark, rather smooth floors that lie well below the altitude of the highlands.

When the mare basins were excavated the fragmentary material beneath them must have been compressed to a higher density than before.

The individual mare basins differ significantly in composition.

However, it seems unlikely that the mare basins could each have been filled in one outpouring.

Many of the larger craters in both the highlands and mare basins display clusters or rings of steep mountains at their centers.

ocean

The two peaks in the distribution represent the continental platforms and the ocean basins .

We may therefore take 200 million years as some sort of an upper limit to the age of an ocean basin .

These sea-level fluctuations must therefore have been produced by changes in the cubic capacity of the ocean basins .

Although the surface of the ocean basins is relatively uniform it is punctuated in places by volcanoes.

pudding

Ancient women sat in darkened eighteenth- and nineteenth-century doorways, heads covered in kerchiefs or round-brimmed hats like up-ended pudding basins .

The plump body of the clown is made from partly-filled pudding basins to give the shallow domes required.

river

A considerable amount of time and money has been spent in pursuing the study of river basin dynamics.

In the early 1940s, the Bureau devised the plan of considering an entire river basin as an integrated project.

The results from the model can be used to answer questions relating to the long-term behaviour of the river basin .

Another use of the simulation model might be to assess the effect of increasing the urban area lying within a river basin .

The river basin is a well-defined spatial unit that is of great interest to hydrologists, geomorphologists and geographers.

wash

The wash basin was brought, with its tea-pot-like jug.

I replaced each plug - in the wash basin , the bath, the sink.

Separated from the main living area are a toilet, shower, and wash basin .

Just the beds, wash basin , little cupboard.

The baths, kitchen sink and children's wash basin have conventionally sized traps and wastes.

We were given a room with a wash basin and which had a shower next door.

I fetch a handful of paper towels from beside the wash basin , walking on tiptoe to avoid bloody footprints.

Even to remove an item from the bathroom cupboard to the wash basin or lavatory required authority.

■ VERB

fill

Half fill the small basins with cake mixture and fill the large basin with the remainder.

I turned on the spigot at the side of the house and filled up his plastic basin .

Half fill the small basins with cake mixture and fill the large basin with the remainder.

She sat outside the tarpaulin, rubbed her hair with ghee, then filled a basin with water and a little buttermilk.

The lava not only filled the basins , it also covered up any old craters that had been formed in the area.

Basalts are the dark lava rocks that fill mare basins .

She filled the basin in the downstairs bathroom and bowing her head plunged the heavy dark mass into the hot water.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the Amazon Basin

Water splashed in the basin of the fountain.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Arabella's toothbrush was still in the mug above the basin .

It was a naturally sheltered basin , a trick of the undulating meadows along the Comer.

Kolymba is believed to be a Minoan dock basin , and it may be that Minoan ships were built and repaired here.

The Amazon basin breeds great passions such as Roberto's.

The results from the model can be used to answer questions relating to the long-term behaviour of the river basin .

Turn the pudding into the basin .

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