[ UK /wˈɒʃbe‍ɪsən/ ]
[ US /ˈwɑʃˌbeɪsən/ ]
  1. 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
  2. a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
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How To Use washbasin In A Sentence

  • He said asbestos exposure may have happened at different times up until the mid-1970s, while he was carrying out work such as the removal of old cabling and washbasins with pipes lagged with asbestos.
  • One of Ziggy's finds was in the prison's large kitchen, when he found a piece of cannabis only about a quarter the size of a matchstick concealed under a washbasin.
  • Its en suite includes a bath with pedestal washbasin.
  • She pulled Millie over to the washbasin on the table and began to wrap her finger with a thin, slightly damp wash rag.
  • There is an en suite shower room with Mira power shower and flagstone floor, while a a separate guest cloakroom includes a washbasin and toilet.
  • There's a mirror above the washbasin.
  • Still feeling grimy after the long day on the boat, she walked over to the washbasin to freshen up.
  • Moab is my washbasin, upon Edom I toss over Philistia I shout in triumph.
  • It had a desk, an old cabinet, a partition behind which the GP examined the patients, a washbasin, and some chairs and benches for patients to sit on.
  • There is a hole in my washbasin and the water is running away.
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