basin (Re: Cloakroom)
|Date:||Thursday, May 15, 2008, 4:16|
In a message dated 5/14/2008 11:49:54 AM Central Daylight Time, someone
> >>Hm. 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?
At 52, I have never used the term "basin", although when I've heard it, I've
usually understood it to be a sink of some kind. Sometimes, though, it's been
just a large tub (I think).