Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: basin
IPA transcription: [b'eɪsən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: basin
    Meaning: a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
Usage examples
  • You and I will have a nice basin of gruel together.
  • After the repast they brought me water in a basin, and all stood around me.
  • At last the Prince lifted his face up out of the basin, breathing very hard.
  • Around the wall, and facing the basin from all sides, stood six golden statues.
  • Then he mixed a lot of medicines in the basin and told Bumpo to dip his face in it.
  • When he came back and said that it was done, the Doctor asked Dab-Dab to bring a basin.
  • Turtles, or turtle eggs, are an object of very considerable trade throughout the Amazonian basin.
  • They went into the next room, and when the queen saw the basin of gold her face turned as white as ashes.
  • Therefore a deep basin was left, which is kept filled by the watershed furnished by the surrounding hills.
  • When the queen saw the huge basin full of silver treasure, her cheeks and her forehead flushed as red as fire.