Basilisk Basinal

Basin

Meanings and phrases

basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
  2. the quantity that a basin will hold; basinful
  3. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
  4. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; river basin; watershed; drainage basin; catchment area; catchment basin; drainage area
  5. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face; washbasin; washbowl; washstand; lavatory

Donets Basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an industrial region in the Ukraine; Donbass; Donbas

catchment basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; river basin; basin; watershed; drainage basin; catchment area; drainage area

detention basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream

drainage basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; river basin; basin; watershed; catchment area; catchment basin; drainage area
E.g.
  • The river is long, and it has a drainage basin of .
  • The drainage basin of the river covers an area of .
  • Its drainage basin is the third largest in Panay.

emesis basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a basin used by bedridden patients for vomiting

retention basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a storage site similar to a detention basin but the water in storage is permanently obstructed from flowing downstream

river basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; basin; watershed; drainage basin; catchment area; catchment basin; drainage area
E.g.
  • Water quality is variable in the river basin.
  • Gundla Brahmeswara Sanctuary is located in the river basin.
  • Each river basin has for the most part it own sets of darters.

slop basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bowl into which the dregs of teacups and coffee cups are emptied at the table; slop bowl

tidal basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a basin that is full of water at high tide

wash-hand basin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression); washbasin; handbasin; washbowl; lavabo

basin size

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has a length of , and it has a basin size of .
  • It is long and its basin size is .

basin area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Total basin area in Madhya Pradesh is 24785 km².
  • Total basin area in Madhya Pradesh is 19365 km².
  • Total basin area in Madhya Pradesh is 11974 km².

basin covers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its basin covers 7.6% of the national territory.
  • It is long and its basin covers an area of .
  • Its length is 19,2 km and its drainage basin covers 112.7 km2.
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