What Is a Basin?

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A River basin is the portion of land drained by a river and its tributaries. It encompasses the entire land surface dissected and drained by many streams and creeks that flow downhill into one another, and eventually into one river. The final destination is an estuary or an ocean.
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ba·sin
[bey-suhn]
NOUN
1.
a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, especially for washing.
2.
any container of similar shape, as the pan of a balance.
3.
the quantity held by such a container: We need another basin of water to dilute the mixture.
4.
a natural or artificial hollow place containing water.
5.
a partially enclosed, sheltered area along a shore, often partly man-made or dredged to a greater depth, where boats may be moored: a yacht basin.
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A basin is a bowl for washing, typically attached to a wall and having faucets connected to a water supply. It can also be defined as a natural depression on the earth's surface, typically containing water.
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A basin is a piece of lowland that eventually develops into a river or stream. A basin encompasses all of the land surfaces drained by streams.
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1. Clean your wash basin if it is dusty or has not been cleaned. Pour a little bit of water into your wash basin. Wet your hands and face. 2. Soap up your hands and wash your face
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