Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Basin"

The meaning of "Basin" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does basin mean?
A: is this just a British word?
Q: What does basin mean?
A: It's a sink

Example sentences using "Basin"

Q: Please show me example sentences with basin.
A: A basin can refer to a drainage basin (low spot), or catchment area where water collects, or catch basin (which are the storm drains that you see on the side of roads within the curb and gutter).

I couldn't find my dog. Two days later we discovered him trapped in a drainage basin, wet and covered in mud. Luckily we found him on time and were able to rescue him.

Q: Please show me example sentences with basin.
A: The bathroom basin was made of silver porcelain.
Basin is another word for a household sink. It means sink in geography too!

Synonyms of "Basin" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between basin and sink ?
A: In US we say sink.

In my mind, basin means a bowl in which you put water to clean your face, or a shaving basin, but these are very old-fashioned. Most people don’t use basins like this anymore. If you see or hear the word basin, it does not mean sink en los EEUU.

Funny scene based on Don Quixote. The barber is wearing the shaving basin.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43ayenUjvb4

To summarize, a sink has a faucet and a drain. This is not true of basins in the EEUU. At least, none that I’m aware of...
Q: What is the difference between basin and swimming pool ?
A: A basin is a sink where you wash your hands. A swimming pool is significantly bigger with enough space to swim in it.
Q: What is the difference between basin and sink ?
A: In the US, they can mean the same thing. A basin can also be a large round bowl. "Sink" is the more common word.

In the UK, the "sink" is the one in the kitchen, and the "basin" is the one in the bathroom.
Q: What is the difference between basin and sink ?
A: The sink is the part under the tap in the kitchen where you will wash glasses, dishes etc. and the basin is where you wash your hands in the bathroom.

Translations of "Basin"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? When I was carrying a basin of water and walking into the office, a man bumped into me so that the water went upside down in the basin and some were out. Can I say the water fell out? or the water sprinkle? If not, what should I say? Thank you.
A: Some water splashed over the floor.
You use “fell out” mostly for solid objects, and “sprinkle” is mostly for rain or drops of water (from a machine)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? when the basin's sinking is not working.
A: The sink drain is not working. 배수관= drain

Other questions about "Basin"

Q: You can also use a basin to reduce the amount of water use does this sound natural?
A: You can also use a basin to reduce the amount of water usage.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce basin.
A: thanl you!
Q: This basin was used for discharging fire in the past. does this sound natural?
A: It sounds natural. If a little overly technical. There is nothing wrong with the sentence, it is just a little fancy. I would say that it is the most grammatically correct way to say what you're saying. :)
Q: I live in a basin area, so the weather is always rainy and sticky in the whole year. does this sound natural?
A: You should say " I live in the basin area, so the weather is always rainy and sticky throughout the year."

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