Definition of basin. Meaning of basin. Synonyms of basin
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Definition of basin
BasinBasin Ba"sin, n. [OF. bacin, F. bassin, LL. bacchinus, fr.
bacca a water vessel, fr. L. bacca berry, in allusion to the
round shape; or perh. fr. Celtic. Cf. Bac.]
1. A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and
for various other uses.
2. The quantity contained in a basin.
3. A hollow vessel, of various forms and materials, used in
the arts or manufactures, as that used by glass grinders
for forming concave glasses, by hatters for molding a hat
into shape, etc.
4. A hollow place containing water, as a pond, a dock for
ships, a little bay.
5. (Physical Geog.)
(a) A circular or oval valley, or depression of the
surface of the ground, the lowest part of which is
generally occupied by a lake, or traversed by a river.
(b) The entire tract of country drained by a river, or
sloping towards a sea or lake.
6. (Geol.) An isolated or circumscribed formation,
particularly where the strata dip inward, on all sides,
toward a center; -- especially applied to the coal
formations, called coal basins or coal fields.
Meaning of basin from wikipedia
(chanson de geste), a poem about
charlemagne's childhood. basin
(maritime), the area of a drydock which
- bašin is a village
in the municipality
of smederevska palanka
to the 2002 census, the village
has a population
- a drainage basin
is an extent
or an area of land where surface water
from rain and melting
snow or ice converges
to a single
- sedimentary basins
of the earth
of long-term subsidence creating accommodation space
- the amazon basin
is the part of south america drained
by the amazon river
and its tributaries
an area of about
- an endorheic basin
(from the ἔνδον, éndon, 'within' and grc , ῥεῖν, rheîn, 'to flow') is a closed drainage basin
that retains water
- a structural basin
is a large-scale structural formation
of rock strata formed
by tectonic warping
- the congo basin
is the sedimentary basin
of the congo river
. it is in west equator
. the basin begins
in the highlands
- a petrologic
the deeper, mafic igneous
rock of the central pacific basin
from the partially submerged continental
- they are largest
in the northwest pacific ocean basin
in the eastern pacific ocean
basin. if the radius