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synonyms for basin

  • bowl
  • lagoon
  • pan
  • pool
  • pot
  • tub
  • valley
  • watershed
  • bay
  • concavity
  • depression
  • dip
  • ewer
  • gulf
  • hole
  • hollow
  • sag
  • sink
  • sinkhole
  • vessel
  • washbasin
  • washbowl
  • sinkage
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antonyms for basin

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  • increase
  • rise
  • solid
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How to use basin in a sentence

Small ponds and lakes then replaced larger lake basins at a time when rainfall became inconsistent.
HOW ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES MAY HAVE HELPED MAKE ANCIENT HUMANS MORE ADAPTABLEBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The state was home to the test of the first atomic bomb in 1945, which is thought to have caused many cancers and other health problems throughout the basin range that was downwind from the test site.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Continuing to monitor these sites and comparing the records with data from devices in other ocean basins may help to clarify matters.
EVEN THE DEEPEST, COLDEST PARTS OF THE OCEAN ARE GETTING WARMERMARIA TEMMINGOCTOBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Our current naming system is run by the World Meteorological Organization, which keeps a list of names to cycle through in each storm basin.
A NEARLY UNPRECEDENTED CLUSTER OF TROPICAL STORMS ARE BREWING IN THE ATLANTICSARA CHODOSHSEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Around Mercury’s north and south poles, there are dozens of craters and basins that create permanent shadows.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
The new harbor – known as Portus, had its own lighthouse, while the freshly dug basin made it easier for the larger ships to be sheltered by the inward banks.
OSTIA ANTICA: RECONSTRUCTION AND HISTORY OF THE HARBOR CITY OF ANCIENT ROMEDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 14, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
The last three years I've been in the Judith Basin, and southern outfits haven't begun to come in there yet.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She peeped out at him two or three times as she stood washing herself in the little basin between the windows.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
On the wash-stand a spangled white tulle hat lay drowning in a basin half full of water.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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WORDS RELATED TO BASIN

  • anchorage
  • arm
  • basin
  • bayou
  • bight
  • cove
  • estuary
  • fiord
  • firth
  • gulf
  • harbor
  • inlet
  • lagoon
  • loch
  • mouth
  • narrows
  • sound
  • strait
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