Definition Of sink

verb

a fixed basin with a water supply and a drain.

A utility room off the kitchen has its own sink unit along with built-in worktops and storage cupboards.

a place of vice or corruption.

moralizers complain that the Net is simply a festering sink of iniquity

a pool or marsh in which a river's water disappears by evaporation or percolation.

Once again, however, rumours of caves higher on the hillside and far off river sinks abound.

descend; drop.

Sam felt the ground sinking beneath his feet

go down below the surface of something, especially of a liquid; become submerged.

he saw the coffin sink below the surface of the waves


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Example Of sink

  • a sink estate

  • A hammer might sink a screw, but a screwdriver would be more efficient and effective.

  • a heat sink

  • A sinkhole, also known as a sink , shake hole, swallow hole, swallet, doline or cenote, is a natural depression or hole in the surface topography

  • A utility room off the kitchen has its own sink unit along with built-in worktops and storage cupboards.


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