Appropriately enough, the basin family crest bears the motto “boldness and inspiration.”
Libyan is part of the Mediterranean basin and has a rich history and will always be a source of moderation and stability.
A pair of magnitude 4-5 earthquakes in the Los Angeles basin.
At the same instant he plunged his hand into the basin and drew out the flower.
A lake may dry up in one region, but a new one can form when rains fill a basin elsewhere.
"You will hold the basin," said he, directing me with his calm, benignant eye.
This basin was in the center of the atrium, the most important room in the house.
A bronze hind, through the mouth of which a stream of water flowed, formerly stood in the centre of the basin.
"They always do," said Miss Desmond, pouring water into the basin.
Suddenly I had a kind of vision, I know not why, of a basin filled with dirty water in which all that hair had been washed.
"large shallow vessel or dish," c.1200, from Old French bacin (11c., Modern French bassin), from Vulgar Latin *baccinum, from *bacca "water vessel," perhaps originally Gaulish. Meaning "large-scale artificial water-holding landscape feature" is from 1712. Geological sense of "tract of country drained by one river or draining into one sea" is from 1830.
or Bason. (1.) A trough or laver (Heb. aggan') for washing (Ex. 24:6); rendered also "goblet" (Cant. 7:2) and "cups" (Isa. 22:24). (2.) A covered dish or urn (Heb. k'for) among the vessels of the temple (1 Chr. 28:17; Ezra 1:10; 8:27). (3.) A vase (Heb. mizrak) from which to sprinkle anything. A metallic vessel; sometimes rendered "bowl" (Amos 6:6; Zech. 9:15). The vessels of the tabernacle were of brass (Ex. 27:3), while those of the temple were of gold (2 Chr. 4:8). (4.) A utensil (Heb. saph) for holding the blood of the victims (Ex. 12:22); also a basin for domestic purposes (2 Sam. 17:28). The various vessels spoken of by the names "basin, bowl, charger, cup, and dish," cannot now be accurately distinguished. The basin in which our Lord washed the disciples' feet (John 13:5) must have been larger and deeper than the hand-basin.