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Basin

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(1):

(n.) The quantity contained in a basin.

(2):

(n.) 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.

(3):

(n.) 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):

(n.) A hollow place containing water, as a pond, a dock for ships, a little bay.

(5):

(n.) A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and for various other uses.

(6):

(n.) The entire tract of country drained by a river, or sloping towards a sea or lake.

(7):

(n.) 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.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Basin'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/b/basin.html. 1828.

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