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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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