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Definition of SINKS
Pronunciation : SINKS

noun : SINKS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe ;

  • 2. (

    ) (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof ;

verb : SINKS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor" ;

  • 5. (

    ) descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair" ;

  • 6. (

    ) appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line" ;

  • 9. (

    ) embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap" ;


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