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Noun basin has 5 senses
  1. basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars:
     baptismal font, baptistry, baptistery, font; bidet; birdbath; emesis basin; laver; stoup, stoop; washbasin, handbasin, washbowl, lavabo, wash-hand basin
  2. basin, basinful - the quantity that a basin will hold; "a basinful of water"
    --2 is a kind of containerful
  3. basin - a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
    --3 is a kind of
    natural depression, depression
    --3 has particulars: cirque, corrie, cwm; saltpan; tidal basin
  4. river basin, basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
    --4 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
  5. washbasin, basin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory - a bathroom or lavatory sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
    --5 is a kind of sink
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