- 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
* Sink (meteorology), can refer to an area such as a forest or even the ocean that absorbs greenhouse gases such as CO2
sink (computing), in software engineering, an object implementing the event interface to receive incoming events
* Sink, a UK melodic
hardcore punkband from the late 80s
* A plant sink is a storage center in plants to hold sugars, normally the
roots of the plant. Sinks also occur at the growing tips of roots and stems and in developing fruits.
Sink (game), the name of a game generally played by Discordians.
network theory, a sink refers to a node that receives more data than it sends
communication software, a sink enforces message policies
electromagnetictheory sink and source are respectively the termination or supply of current flow
ecologyand agronomy, a sink is the destination of photosynthetic assimilates from the source
mathematics, a sink is used to describe a point that attracts rather than dissipates
system dynamics, a sink is a place where a flow of materials, raw materials and energies end its journey.
* Generally, a point of collection or disposal
Heat sink, an environment or object capable of absorbing heat from another object with which it is in thermal contact
Carbon dioxide sink, any storage of nutrients or a place of CO2 storage
Robert Sink, led the 506th Parachute Infantry Regimentduring World War II
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