a round container that is wide but not very deep, used for holding liquids or food; bowl
an area of land from which water runs down into a river; a large valley
"she mixed the dough in a large basin"
"a basinful of water"
"the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
"flood control in the Missouri basin"
"he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
They were all eating, holding their chins close over the basin.
出自： E. Hemingway
The noise of the fountains whose basins were disfigured and cracked.
出自： J. Cheever