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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
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(geology) Back-arc basin
, a submarine feature
****ociated with island...
- The word Donbas
is a portmanteau formed
from "Donets Basin
", an abbreviation
of "Donets Coal Basin
" (Ukrainian: Донецький вугільний басейн, romanized: Donetskyi...
- A drainage basin
is an area of land where
all flowing surface water converges
to a single
point, such as a river
mouth, or flows
- In biogeography, the Mediterranean Basin
(/ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən/; also known
as the Mediterranean Region
Mediterranea) is the region
- The Amazon basin
is the part of South America drained
by the Amazon River
and its tributaries. The Amazon drainage basin covers
an area of about
- The Great Basin
is the largest
area of contiguous endorheic
with no outlets, in North
America. It spans nearly
all of Nevada, much of...
- Denver Basin
, Colorado Illinois Basin
Los Angeles Basin
, California Michigan Basin
, Michigan North
Park Colorado Basin Paradox Basin
, Utah and...
- The Basin
places: The Basin
, New South
Wales, a suburb
of Sydney, Australia
, Victoria, an outer eastern suburb
- A retention basin
, sometimes called
a wet pond, wet detention basin
, or stormwater management
pond (SWMP), is an artificial
pond with vegetation
- Consequently, while
have a coastline
on the sea, its drainage basin includes parts
of 24 countries
in Europe. The Black
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