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Detailed Translations for basin from English to French


basin [the ~] noun

  1. the basin (water-basin; subsidence; socket; bowl)
    le bassin
  2. the basin
    le bassin; le bassin d'un fleuve

Translation Matrix for basin:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bassin basin; bowl; socket; subsidence; water-basin collecting basin; container; coxa; hip joint; holder; melting-pan; receptacle; reservoir; storage basin; tank; wash-hand basin
bassin d'un fleuve basin
- basinful; catchment area; catchment basin; drainage area; drainage basin; lavatory; river basin; washbasin; washbowl; washstand; watershed
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- bowl

Related Words for "basin":

  • basins

Synonyms for "basin":

  • vessel
  • basinful; containerful
  • natural depression; depression
  • river basin; geographical area; geographic area; geographical region; geographic region
  • washbasin; washbowl; washstand; lavatory; sink

Related Definitions for "basin":

  1. a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids1
    • she mixed the dough in a large basin1
  2. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face1
    • he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face1
  3. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet1
    • flood control in the Missouri basin1
  4. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it1
    • the basin of the Great Salt Lake1
  5. the quantity that a basin will hold1

Wiktionary Translations for basin:

  1. rock formation scooped out by water erosion
  2. area of water that drains into a river
  3. bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  1. coupe hémisphérique
  2. bassin naturel
  3. Récipient large et peu profond
  4. Configuration de terrain creuse
  5. Espèce de vase rond, tout d'une pièce et sans rebord, de profondeur intermédiaire entre un grand bol et une écuelle. Généralement en terre cuite, en faïence ou en porcelaine, plus rarement en bois, elle est utilisée dans la confection de plusieurs mets comme les compotes ou les entremets, d

Cross Translation:
basin bassin BassinGeografie, selten: Becken, Bucht
basin bassin Becken — flacher, oben offener, oft fest installierter Behälter für Wasser oder eine andere Flüssigkeit
basin bassin Becken — großer natürlicher oder künstlicher Behälter für Wasser in der Landschaft
basin bassin Becken — ausgedehnte landschaftliche Einsenkung

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