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A basin that can be filled with water for use in washing oneself. Also called washbasin.
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a bowl for washing, esp one used formerly on a washstand
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a large bowl or basin used for washing one's hands and face, small articles of clothing, etc. Also called wash′ba`sin (-ˌbeɪ sən)
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|Noun||1.||washbowl - a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"|
sink - plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
|2.||washbowl - a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)|
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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