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Engelsk navneord: basin

1. basin (om genstand) a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe mixed the dough in a large basin.


Mindre specifikke termervessel


Mere specifikke termeraspersorium, baptismal font, baptistery, baptistry, bidet, birdbath, emesis basin, font, handbasin, lavabo, laver, stoop, stoup, wash-hand basin, washbasin, washbowl

2. basin (om mængde el. mål) the quantity that a basin will hold


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA basinful of water.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basinful


Mindre specifikke termercontainerful

3. basin (om ting) a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe basin of the Great Salt Lake.


Mindre specifikke termerdepression, natural depression


Mere specifikke termercirque, corrie, cwm, saltpan, tidal basin

4. basin (om sted) the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFlood control in the Missouri basin.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, drainage basin, river basin, watershed


Mindre specifikke termergeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Mere specifikke termerdetention basin, retention basin

5. basin (om genstand) a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lavatory, washbasin, washbowl, washstand


Mindre specifikke termersink









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