Basin vs Flask - What's the difference?

basin | flask |


As a proper noun basin

is a cdp in montana.

As a noun flask is

pork (meat of a pig).

basin

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall.
  • (geography) An area of land from which water drains into a specific river.
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  • , author=Douglas Larson , title=Runaway Devils Lake , volume=100, issue=1, page=46 , magazine= citation , 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (bowl) sink

    Derived terms

    * basin of attraction * catchment basin * Chad Basin * drainage basin * oceanic basin * sedimentary basin * Tarim Basin

    See also

    * (wikipedia "basin") *

    Anagrams

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    flask

    English

    (wikipedia flask)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A narrow-necked vessel of metal or glass, used for various purposes; as of sheet metal, to carry gunpowder in; or of wrought iron, to contain quicksilver; or of glass, to heat water in, etc.
  • A container used to discreetly carry a small amount of a hard alcoholic beverage; a pocket flask.
  • (sciences) Laboratory glassware used to hold larger volumes than test tubes, normally having a narrow mouth of a standard size which widens to a flat or spherical base.
  • (engineering) A container for holding a casting mold, especially for sand casting molds.
  • A bed in a gun carriage.
  • (Bailey)