a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
the quantity that a basin will hold; "a basinful of water"
Sheltered area for mooring
a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face; "he ran some water in the basin and splashed it on his face"
the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"
the outward flow of the tide
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away"
hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"
droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably"
an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"
apply or start; "set fire to a building"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"
evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
locate; "The film is set in Africa"
the process of becoming hard or soli
attack or hit with torpedoes
any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges
armament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
a small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead
a small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
an explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese