Basin

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British pronunciation/bˈe‍ɪsən/
American pronunciation/ˈbeɪsən/
Basin
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a fixed bathroom sink with running water, used for washing hands and face

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a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids

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the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet

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a large, bowl-shaped depression or low-lying area on the Earth's surface, typically surrounded by higher landforms and often filled with sedimentary deposits

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the quantity that a basin will hold

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In the fountain's basin, children joyfully splashed around.
To clean the delicate crystal, she gently submerged the glassware in a basin of warm water.
The formation of deep ocean basins, like the Pacific Ocean, is influenced by isostasy as dense oceanic crust sinks into the mantle.
The concept of isostasy is crucial in understanding the dynamics of crustal movement and subsidence in areas with sedimentary basins.
The Ring of Fire is a prominent zone of subduction-related volcanic and seismic activity encircling the Pacific Ocean basin.
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