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 Meanings and Examples of BASIN
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basin
 n.  bowl-shaped vessel, usually used for holding food or liquids
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  Perspiration soaked through her freshly starched dress as she followed Dr. Meade about, a basin in her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  "You look like the ragpicker's child," he observed, his eyes taking in the mended lavender calico, streaked with perspiration and splotched here and there with water which had slopped from the basin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Carol fluttered at the back of the room, childishly excited when she was sent to fetch towels and a basin of water.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  His coat off, his sleeves rolled up, he was scrubbing his hands in a tin basin in the sink, using the bar of yellow kitchen soap.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
5  She bathed her face, her neck and arms in the basin that stood between the windows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
6  She peeped out at him two or three times as she stood washing herself in the little basin between the windows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
7  Edna dabbed the powder upon her nose and cheeks as she looked at herself closely in the little distorted mirror which hung on the wall above the basin.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
8  In the middle of a sentence, however, Jurgis stopped, seeing that the woman had brought a big basin of water and was proceeding to undress her youngest baby.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
9  When she put him into the basin he sat in the midst of it and grinned, splashing the water over himself and squealing like a little pig.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
10  He was interrupted by a long and heavy groan which arose from the little basin, as though, in truth, the spirits of the departed lingered about their watery sepulcher.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
11  Like all that passing and gloomy scene, the low basin, however, quickly melted in the darkness, and became blended with the mass of black objects in the rear of the travelers.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
12  The water fell out of this wide basin, in a cataract so regular and gentle, that it appeared rather to be the work of human hands than fashioned by nature.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
13  In the middle of the court, a fountain threw high its silvery water, falling in a never-ceasing spray into a marble basin, fringed with a deep border of fragrant violets.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  A maid servant then brought them water in a beautiful golden ewer and poured it into a silver basin for them to wash their hands, and she drew a clean table beside them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
15  A maid-servant brought them water in a beautiful golden ewer, and poured it into a silver basin for them to wash their hands; and she drew a clean table beside them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
Example Sentence:
1  The metal basin clattered down the stone stairs.
2  The marble basin was removed; in its place, stood a deal table and a kitchen chair: these objects were visible by a very dim light proceeding from a horn lantern, the wax candles being all extinguished.
3  The basin favours the development of farming and animal husbandry.
4  The water was even with the rim of the basin.
5  It is a blazing morning in the Permian basin, in west Texas, America's most productive oilfield; on the high plains a rig gnaws at rock more than 3,000 feet underground.
6  Farmers struggling to nourish thirsty crops are digging more wells, draining centuries-old aquifers, so that the Tigris and Euphrates basins lost 144 cubic kilometres of fresh water from 2003 to 2010.
7  The two peaks in the distribution represent the continental platforms and the ocean basins.