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Re: Cloakroom

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
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. Charlie