Adjective "Basinal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Basinal


    Definition:

    1. a circular container with a greater width than depth, becoming smaller toward the bottom, used chiefly to hold water or other liquid, especially for washing.

    2. any container of similar shape, as the pan of a balance.

    3. the quantity held by such a container: We need another basin of water to dilute the mixture.

    4. a natural or artificial hollow place containing water.

    5. a partially enclosed, sheltered area along a shore, often partly man-made or dredged to a greater depth, wher

    Origin:
    basin

    Examples:

    "brines can be basinal."

    "shales can be basinal."

    "units can be basinal."

    "turbiditeses can be basinal."

    "terrains can be basinal."

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