Cauldron vs Basin - What's the difference?
As a noun cauldron
is a large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.
As a proper noun basin is
a cdp in montana.
A large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.
* 1623 , William Shakespeare,
Macbeth , Act IV, Scene I:
- Double, double toil and trouble;
* 1997 , J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone , Raincoast Books, ISBN 9781551923963, page 102:
- Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
* 2004 , Carl Neal, The Magick Toolbox: The Ultimate Compendium for Choosing and Using Ritual Implements and Magickal Tools , Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC (2004), ISBN 9781578633241,
- Large cauldrons are a little tricky to locate, but are well worth the search if you have a place to safely store and use one.
A bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall.
(geography) An area of land from which water drains into a specific river.
, author=Douglas Larson
, title=Runaway Devils Lake
, volume=100, issue=1, page=46
, passage=Devils Lake is where I began my career as a limnologist in 1964, studying the lake’s neotenic salamanders and chironomids, or midge flies. […] The Devils Lake Basin' is an endorheic, or closed, ' basin
covering about 9,800 square kilometers in northeastern North Dakota.}}
(geography) A rock formation scooped out by water erosion.
* (bowl) sink
* basin of attraction
* catchment basin
* Chad Basin
* drainage basin
* oceanic basin
* sedimentary basin
* Tarim Basin