1 = wash-basin (wash).
2 round open bowl for holding liquids or for preparing food in 盆. =>illus at bucket 见bucket之插图.
3 hollow place where water collects (eg a stone structure at the base of a fountain) 水洼; 水槽; 水池（如喷泉下方之石结构盛水池）.
4 deep, almost land-locked, harbour 几乎全部被陆地围绕的深港; 内湾
*a yacht basin 游艇的小港湾.
5 depression in the earth's surface; round valley 洼地; 盆地
*The village lay in a peaceful basin surrounded by hills. 那村庄座落在平静的山坳里.
6 area of land drained by a river 流域
*the Thames basin 泰晤士河流域.
1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin:
bacin, from Late Latin
a round container attached to the wall in a bathroom, where you wash your hands and face
= sink The room has a wash basin.
a large bowl-shaped container for liquids or food Fill the basin with the cake mixture.alsobasinful
1. There is a basin of water. 这儿有盆水.
2. They remember to this day the sea-fights in a large basin of water with fleets of paper boats, which he made for them and which he would then set on fire to their great joy. 他们至今还记得在一个大水池里的海战和他给他们做的纸船舰队，然后他还会将它们点燃来让他们高兴。