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English definition of “basin”

basin

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbeɪsən/
BOWL mainly UK a bowl for liquids or food: a basin of waterDishes, bowls, cups and glasses
BATHROOM mainly UK (UK/US sink) B1 the bowl that is fixed to the wall in a bathroom, where you can wash your hands and faceBathroom fixtures and fittings
LAND a low area of land from which water flows into a riverParts of watercoursesPorts and docksWatercourses and waterfalls
(Definition of basin from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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