Definisi 'sink'
English to English
noun
1 plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
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2 (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
Example:
• the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
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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
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4 a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
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5 A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.
source: webster1913
6 The lowest part of a natural hollow or closed basin whence the water of one or more streams escapes by evaporation; as, the sink of the Humboldt River.
source: webster1913
verb
7 fall or descend to a lower place or level
Example:
• He sank to his knees
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8 cause to sink
Example:
• The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor
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9 pass into a specified state or condition
Example:
• He sank into nirvana
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10 go under,
Example:
• The raft sank and its occupants drowned
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11 descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
Example:
• He sank into bed
• She subsided into the chair
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12 appear to move downward
Example:
• The sun dipped below the horizon
• The setting sun sank below the tree line
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13 fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
Example:
• The real estate market fell off
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14 fall or sink heavily
Example:
• He slumped onto the couch
• My spirits sank
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15 embed deeply
Example:
• She sank her fingers into the soft sand
• He buried his head in her lap
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16 To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west.
source: webster1913
17 To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
float, swim, drop-off, falling off, falloff, slack, slump, sinker, source, filter, percolate, permeate, sink in, go down, go under, settle, applied science, engineering, engineering science, technology, cistern, plumbing fixture, depression, natural depression, action, drop, embed, come down, displace, break, decline,
Related Word(s)
sunk, sunken, sink,

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