adjective see sink I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sinkable — sink·a·ble || sɪŋkÉ™bl adj. can be sunk, can be caused to sink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sinkable — sink·able …   English syllables

  • sinkable — adjective capable of being sunk • Ant: ↑unsinkable …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sink — sinkable, adj. sinklike, adj. /singk/, v., sank or, often, sunk; sunk or sunken; sinking; n. v.i. 1. to displace part of the volume of a supporting substance or object and become totally or partially submerged or enveloped; fall or descend into… …   Universalium

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  • Manchester Aquatics Centre — Coordinates: 53°28′10″N 2°14′08″W / 53.46944°N 2.23556°W / 53.46944; 2.23556 …   Wikipedia

  • sink — I. verb (sank or sunk; sunk; sinking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sincan; akin to Old High German sinkan to sink Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to go to the bottom ; submerge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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