washbasin
noun Date: 1812 washbowl

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • washbasin — ► NOUN ▪ a basin used for washing one s hands and face …   English terms dictionary

  • washbasin — UK [ˈwɒʃˌbeɪs(ə)n] / US [ˈwɑʃˌbeɪs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms washbasin : singular washbasin plural washbasins the container in a bathroom that holds water for washing your face and hands …   English dictionary

  • washbasin — [[t]wɒ̱ʃbeɪs(ə)n[/t]] washbasins also wash basin N COUNT A washbasin is a large bowl, usually with taps for hot and cold water, for washing your hands and face. [mainly BRIT] Syn: basin, sink (in AM, usually use sink) …   English dictionary

  • washbasin — wash·ba·sin (wŏshʹbā sən, wôshʹ ) n. See washbowl. * * * …   Universalium

  • washbasin — noun a permanently installed sink, fitted with a water supply and a drain, in which one may wash ones hands and face Syn: lavabo …   Wiktionary

  • washbasin — Synonyms and related words: aquamanile, automatic dishwasher, basin, bath, bathtub, bidet, dishpan, dishwasher, ewer, finger bowl, kitchen sink, lavabo, lavatory, piscina, shower, shower bath, shower curtain, shower head, shower room, shower… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • washbasin — wash|ba|sin [ˈwɔʃˌbeısən US ˈwo:ʃ , ˈwa:ʃ ] n a container like a small ↑sink used for washing your hands and face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • washbasin — wash|ba|sin [ waʃ,beısn ] noun count OLD FASHIONED the container in a bathroom that holds water for washing your face and hands …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • washbasin — wash·ba·sin || wɑʃ‚beɪsn , wÉ” / wÉ’ n. bowl, washbowl, sink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • washbasin — noun a basin, typically fixed to a wall or on a pedestal, used for washing one s hands and face …   English new terms dictionary

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