|Date:||Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 22:52|
>"Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
>While "basin" is not part of my native vocabulary, I always
>understood it to be synonymous with "sink". Is there a difference
>between the two referents other than their locations?
IML a basin is portable. I am most familiar with the stainless steel
basins we used to use when I was an RN for giving bed baths.
"Basin" most frequently to me nowadays refers to a geographical
feature, such as the Great Basin in the western part of the US.