basket basket  /ˈbæ skət/


  1. (n) a container that is usually woven and has handles
  2. (n) the quantity contained in a basket
  3. (n) horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
  4. (n) a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop


  1. Kobe can keep going toward the basket.
  2. All who enter the Oval Office, Roosevelt Room and Cabinet Room are asked to leave their mobile devices in baskets like these, stationed around the West Wing.


  1. No flag, but a wicker basket for Rose's caddie

    In the hectic moments following Justin Rose’s victory at the U.S. Open the Englishman’s caddie, Mark Fulcher, inquired about retrieving the 18th-hole basket.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Golf Channel

  2. U.S. Open: Wicker basket penalizes Westwood for accuracy (watch)

    U.S. Open: Wicker basket penalizes Westwood for accuracy (watch) You no doubt have heard about those charming red wicker baskets that are trademarks of the Merion Golf Club's East Course, where the U.S. Open is being contested.Lee Westwood's approach on the 12th hole Thursday displayed deadly accuracy. But the result was fatal for his score on the hole:"If it hits a flag, it might go straight ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  3. Bringing the Powerful Basket Approach to Forex Trends

    Bringing the Powerful Basket Approach to Forex Trends
    on June 14, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "Gulf Arabs are planning -- along with China, Russia, Japan and France -- to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket of currencies including the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan, the euro, gold and a new, unified currency planned for...
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: Robert Fisk Source: Daily News & Analysis

  2. "I imagine that people will try to be more thoughtful about not putting all their economic eggs in the same basket, but I doubt if they will start trying to meet people outside their field just for economic reasons," Coontz said.
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Stephanie Coontz Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He will certainly bring a defensive presence and increase our ability to defend around the basket with his rebounding, shot-blocking and athleticism," Kings president Geoff Petrie said. "I think he'll add a very different look to our team...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Geoff Petrie Source: San Jose Mercury News

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