dry sink
noun Date: 1946 a wooden cabinet with a tray top for holding a wash basin

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  • dry sink — dry′ sink n. fur a wooden kitchen sink, esp. of the 19th century, that is not connected to an external water supply and has a shallow metal well on top and usu. a cupboard below • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • dry sink — n. a kitchen cabinet with a shallow basin on top for holding a dishpan, used esp. in the U.S. in the 19th cent …   English World dictionary

  • dry sink — noun : a wooden cabinet with a tray top for holding a wash basin * * * a wooden kitchen sink, esp. of the 19th century, not connected to an external water supply, with a shallow zinc or tin lined well on top in which a dishpan can be placed, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dry sink — a wooden kitchen sink, esp. of the 19th century, not connected to an external water supply, with a shallow zinc or tin lined well on top in which a dishpan can be placed, and usually a cupboard below. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • dry sink — noun N. Amer. an antique kitchen cabinet with an inset basin …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sink (disambiguation) — Sink may refer to:* Sink, a bowl shaped fixture, usually made of porcelain or stainless steel, that is used for washing hands or small objects * Sink (geography), an area of dry land below sea level, for example the Salton Sink * Sink… …   Wikipedia

  • Dry quicksand — is loose sand whose bulk density is reduced by blowing air through it and which yields easily to weight or pressure. It acts similarly to normal quicksand, but it does not contain any water and does not operate on the same principle. Dry… …   Wikipedia

  • sink — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bathroom (esp. AmE), kitchen ▪ blocked (esp. BrE), clogged (AmE) ▪ marble (esp. AmE), porcelain, stainless steel …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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

  • Carbon sink — A carbon sink is reservoir of carbon that accumulates and stores carbon for an indefinite period. The main natural sinks are: # Absorption of carbon dioxide by the oceans # Photosynthesis by plants and algae The process by which carbon sinks… …   Wikipedia

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