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ba·sin

basin

 
 
pronunciation:
beI sihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an open, shallow bowl used to hold water for washing.
The nurse brought in a basin filled with warm water.
definition 2: a large area of land drained by a river.
The Amazon basin is in South America.
derivations: basined (adj.), basinlike (adj.)
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