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From the remaining slices, cut a circle to fit the bottom of a 1.5 litre pudding basin. The Sun (2016)Lift the bowl on to a tray and place a saucer, just slightly smaller than the diameter of the pudding basin, on top. The Sun (2016)Remove the pudding basin and peel off the cling film. The Sun (2014)There was one basin with a roller towel. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Pour the plum mix into the pudding basin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now lower the pudding basin into the large pan and put the kettle on to boil. The Sun (2013)Line pudding basin and pour in berries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fill each pudding basin with the fruit and juice. A Passion for Food (1989)Witnesses said they were tied together with a rope and lowered in a large basin of acid until their organs dissolved. The Sun (2016)Spoon sponge mix between pudding basins. The Sun (2010)The double basin and freestanding bath are both vintage pieces from the early 3 th century. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Repeat the process if any part of a basin isn't covered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Smear 50g melted butter around a pudding basin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Line a 2-litre pudding basin with clingfilm and cover its base and sides with overlapping brioche slices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His first attempt to avoid detection by the England fans was a strange pudding basin haircut. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Small glossy tiles were put around the bath and basin areas, but the original basin and radiator were kept. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not just a couple of bowls or a reclaimed teak table, but boats hewn from enormous logs are used as basins and baths. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It contains deep troughs and basins, some more than 1,600 metres deep. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said that the entire Arctic basin was deep, though it contained some submerged mountain ranges. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are some very tempting and luxurious showers, basins and baths out there but don't get carried away. The Sun (2013)The guest bedroom also has an en suite bathroom, with a glass surround to the basin and deep, mirrored cupboards above. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: basin /ˈbeɪsn/ NOUN
A basin is a deep bowl that you use for holding liquids, or for mixing food in.
Water dripped into a basin at the back of the room.
- American English: basin
- Arabic: حَوْض
- Brazilian Portuguese: bacia
- Chinese: 盆
- Croatian: umivaonik
- Czech: umývadlo
- Danish: bassin
- Dutch: kom
- European Spanish: cuenco
- Finnish: allas
- French: bassine
- German: Becken Wasser
- Greek: λεκάνη
- Italian: vasca
- Japanese: 洗面器
- Korean: 대야
- Norwegian: vask
- Polish: miska
- European Portuguese: bacia
- Romanian: castron
- Russian: миска емкость
- Spanish: taza receptáculo del retrete
- Swedish: tvättfat
- Thai: อ่างน้ำ
- Turkish: leğen
- Ukrainian: таз
- Vietnamese: chậu
Definition of basin from the Collins English Dictionary
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