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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). stevo </HTML>