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The North Pole will be ice-free during summer in years to come, and that itself will put the Arctic Sea basin on a very high risk of... environmental disasters that might be there.
Aleqa Hammond

Meaning of "basin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BASIN

From Old French bacin, from Late Latin bacchīnon, from Vulgar Latin bacca (unattested) container for water; related to Latin bāca berry.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BASIN

basin  [ˈbeɪsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BASIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Basin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BASIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Basin

Basin may refer to: ▪ Basin, a poem about Charlemagne's childhood ▪ basin , the area of a drydock which can be flooded and drained ▪ basin of attraction, an area of a nonlinear system with an attractor ▪ Canal basin, a docking section of canal wide enough to allow for uninterrupted canal traffic ▪ pudding basin, a bowl in which raw pudding dough or batter is placed for cooking ▪ wash basin, a sink or bowl to contain water for cleaning hands and other minor ablutions ▪ basin stand, an obsolete piece of furniture to hold a wash basin ▪ emesis basin, a kidney-shaped bowl used in convalescent settings...

Definition of basin in the English dictionary

The first definition of basin in the dictionary is a round container open and wide at the top with sides sloping inwards towards the bottom or base, esp one in which liquids are mixed or stored. Other definition of basin is Also called: basinful. the amount a basin will hold. Basin is also a washbasin or sink.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BASIN


Addison
ˈædɪsən
alison
ˈælɪsən
bison
ˈbaɪsən
chasten
ˈtʃeɪsən
comparison
kəmˈpærɪsən
Dyson
ˈdaɪsən
Edison
ˈɛdɪsən
freemason
ˈfriːˌmeɪsən
Harrison
ˈhærɪsən
hasten
ˈheɪsən
interbasin
ˌɪntəˈbeɪsən
Jason
ˈdʒeɪsən
listen
ˈlɪsən
madison
ˈmædɪsən
mason
ˈmeɪsən
Morrison
ˈmɒrɪsən
stonemason
ˈstəʊnˌmeɪsən
subbasin
ˈsʌbˌbeɪsən
Tyson
ˈtaɪsən
washbasin
ˈwɒʃˌbeɪsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BASIN

basilect
Basilian
basilic
basilic vein
basilica
basilical
basilican
Basilicata
basilicon
basilisk
basinal
basinet
basinful
Basingstoke
basinlike
basion
basipetal
basipetally
basis
basis point

WORDS THAT END LIKE BASIN

Amazon basin
Banjarmasin
catch basin
catchment basin
coal basin
cytochalasin
drainage basin
Great Basin
hand basin
moccasin
pedestal basin
river basin
sannyasin
sarrasin
sasin
Tarim Basin
tidal basin
vanity basin
wash-hand basin
water moccasin

Synonyms and antonyms of basin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BASIN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «basin» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of basin

Translation of «basin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BASIN

Find out the translation of basin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of basin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «basin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuenco
570 millions of speakers

English

basin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेसिन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حَوْض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

миска
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bacia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অববাহিকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bassine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Becken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

洗面器
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대야
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cekungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chậu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேசின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेसिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

havza
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vasca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

таз
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

castron
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λεκάνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wasbak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tvättfat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vask
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of basin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BASIN»

The term «basin» is very widely used and occupies the 11.187 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BASIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about basin

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5 QUOTES WITH «BASIN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word basin.
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Aleqa Hammond
The North Pole will be ice-free during summer in years to come, and that itself will put the Arctic Sea basin on a very high risk of... environmental disasters that might be there.
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Richard Kinder
We access virtually every producing basin, whether for natural gas or crude oil, in the U.S. and Canada.
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Charles Lyell
I long ago suggested the hypothesis, that in the basin of the Thames there are indications of a meeting in the Pleistocene period of a northern and southern fauna.
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Kenneth Oppel
Flying into a storm, even its outer edges, did not seem like a good idea to me. And this was no ordinary tempest. Everyone on the bridge knew what it was: the Devil's Fist, a near-eternal typhoon that migrated about the North Indian basin year-round. She was infamous, and earned her name by striking airships out of the sky.
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Alex Shoumatoff
Most of the Amazon basin is as flat as a pancake and laced with extravagantly meandering waterways. One school of thought holds that more than 145 million years ago, when Africa and South America were joined, the Amazon's main stem was connected to the Niger River and actually flowed in the opposite direction, toward the Pacific Ocean.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BASIN»

Discover the use of basin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to basin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Basin and Range
The first of John McPhee’s works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world—a history of vanished landscapes, ...
John McPhee, 1982
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Basin Analysis: Principles and Applications
where the bulk transport direction is towards the evolving basin. Because the thrust load is inherently mobile the foreland basin itself becomes involved in the deformation. To what extent the basin becomes dissected or becomes completely  ...
Philip A. Allen, John R. Allen, 2013
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Geological Exploration in Murzuq Basin
This book presents papers from a conference held at Sebha University - on the eastern margins of the Murzug Basin - in September 1998.
D. Worsley, M.A. Sola, 2000
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The Brahmaputra Basin Water Resources
These resources notwithstanding, this part of India remains woefully underdeveloped. The current state of low development of the northeast region can arguably be attributed to a multitude of factors.
Vijay Singh, Nayan Sharma, C. Shekhar P. Ojha, 2004
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Seismic Stratigraphy, Basin Analysis and Reservoir ...
The interest in seismic stratigraphic techniques to interpret reflection datasets is well established.
Paul P. Veeken, 2006
6
Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day ...
This edition includes thirty new pictures and an introduction by Ronald W. Walker that provides a brief biography of Arrington, as well as the history of the work, its place in Mormon and western historiography, and its lasting impact.
Leonard J. Arrington, 2005
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Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, ...
In Water War in the Klamath Basin, legal scholars Holly Doremus and A. Dan Tarlock examine the genesis of the crisis and its fallout, offering a comprehensive review of the event, the history leading up to it, and the lessons it holds for ...
Holly D. Doremus, A. Dan Tarlock, 2008
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The Great Basin: A Natural Prehistory
This book synthesizes the past 25,000 years of the natural history of this vast region.
Donald K. Grayson, 2011
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The Western Gulf of Mexico Basin: Tectonics, Sedimentary ...
INTRODUCTION The La Popa Basin, northwest of Monterrey, Mexico, contains the most complete exposures of Mesozoic strata preserved in the foreland of the Sierra Madre Oriental. Recent advances in understanding of the biostratigraphy ...
Claudio Bartolini, Richard T. Buffler, Abelardo Cantú Chapa, 2002
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River Basin Management IV
Containing papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on River Basin Management this book addresses the latest developments in these fields.
C. A. Brebbia, K. L. Katsifarakis, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BASIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term basin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dover boy dies after falling into basin
Lincoln Tews, the 1-year-old boy Dover boy who was found after he fell into a basin of water outside his home, died Sunday night, officials said. «Post-Bulletin, Jul 15»
2
Medina celebrating culvert sign, canal basin signs coming
Hancock said they'll also celebrate a coming display to the village's canal basin, where the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and ... «The Daily News Online, Jul 15»
3
LINN Energy sells remaining Permian basin acreage for $281 million
HOUSTON -- LINN Energy, LLC and LinnCo, LLC announced Monday that LINN has signed a definitive agreement to sell its remaining ... «WorldOil, Jul 15»
4
Great Basin National Park
A 132-year-old, well-weathered, lever-action Winchester rifle found against a tree in the backcountry of Great Basin National Park is now on ... «National Parks Traveler, Jul 15»
5
To survive, biggest Dominican river basin needs US$70.0M yearly
Santo Domingo.- The head of the north Yaque river basin sustainable development plan director on Sunday said the fact that only 40% of the ... «Dominican Today, Jul 15»
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River Dogs win three of four over weekend
Friday, Asaph Garza's sacrifice fly ball that scored Spencer Vela was the difference maker in Columbia Basin's 8-7 extra inning win over the ... «Columbia Basin Herald, Jul 15»
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Ephrata woman using talents on Italian mission trip
Basin life Ephrata woman using talents on Italian mission trip. Opportunity for her to use her music, language skills, Mary Loeffelbein says. «Columbia Basin Herald, Jul 15»
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FG Loses $7bn to Deep Offshore, Inland Basin Act, Says Falana
A constitutional lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has stated that the fiscal incentives given to the oil companies ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
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Qld LNP to establish Galilee Basin Development Commission
"The development of the Galilee Basin is critically important," he said. ... "We will establish a Galilee Basin development corporation which ... «Mackay Daily Mercury, Jul 15»
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Paving The Way For Fish In Rogue Basin
JeffX 7/7 @ 8:30: The efforts to improve living conditions for fish tend to focus on big dams, like the four proposed for removal on the Klamath ... «Jefferson Public Radio, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Basin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/basin>. Nov 2019 ».
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