Word of the Day
singular singular
/ˈsɪŋɡjə lər /

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  • sink sink  /ˈsɪŋk/ ?  plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having…

    sink meaning(s) 

    1. (n) plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
    2. (n) (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    3. (n) a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
    4. (n) a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
    5. (v) fall or descend to a lower place or level
    6. (v) cause to sink
    7. (v) pass into a specified state or condition
    8. (v) go under,
    9. (v) descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
    10. (v) appear to move downward
    11. (v) fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    12. (v) fall or sink heavily
    13. (v) embed deeply

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    sink usage(s)

    1. Weighing in at a chunky 30 pounds, JVC's hulk of a videocassette recorder was one of the first to work with VHS tapes, and helped sink the rival Betamax format.
    2. Physiotherapist Cadan belongs to the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink school of thought.
  • sink in sink in  become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
  • sinkable sinkable  /ˈsɪŋ kə bl/ ?  capable of being sunk
  • sinker sinker  /ˈsɪŋ kər/ ?  a small ring-shaped friedcake
  • sinkhole sinkhole  /ˈsɪŋk ˌhoʊl/ ?  a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage…
  • sinkiang sinkiang  an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and…
  • sinking sinking  /ˈsɪŋ kɪŋ/ ?  a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
  • sinking feeling sinking feeling  a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension
  • sinking fund sinking fund  a fund accumulated regularly in a separate account and used to redeem debt…
  • sinking spell sinking spell  a temporary decline in health or value
  • sinless sinless  free from sin
  • sinlessness sinlessness  the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of…
  • sinn fein sinn fein  an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence…
  • sinned sinned  /ˈsɪnd/ ?  estrangement from god
  • sinner sinner  /ˈsɪ nər/ ?  a person who sins (without repenting)
  • sinning sinning  /ˈsɪ nɪŋ/ ?  transgressing a moral or divine law
  • sinningia sinningia  genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South America
  • sinningia speciosa sinningia speciosa  South American herb cultivated in many varieties as a houseplant…
  • sino-japanese war sino-japanese war  a war between China and Japan (1894 and 1895) over the control of…
  • sino-tibetan sino-tibetan  the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
  • sino-tibetan language sino-tibetan language  the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
  • sinoatrial node sinoatrial node  a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
  • sinologist sinologist  a student of Chinese history and language and culture
  • sinology sinology  /sɪ ˈnɑ lə dʒɪ/ ?  the study of Chinese history and language and culture
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