- n plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
- n (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
- 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
- n a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
- v fall or descend to a lower place or level
- v cause to sink
- v pass into a specified state or condition
- v go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
- v descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
- v appear to move downward
- v fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
- v fall or sink heavily
- v embed deeply
- 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.
- Physiotherapist Cadan belongs to the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink school of thought.
- An environmental catastrophe occurs as a tanker sinks off the coast of Spain.
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Jayden Sink is taking on the Westboro Baptist Church hate group — and the courageous 5-year-old set up right across the street to do it. On Friday afternoon, the little girl set up a stand selling pink lemonade outside The Equality House in Topeka, Kansas. The money is part of her fundraiser for the Planting... Read more » Jayden, 5, Is Westboro Baptist Church Newest Foe is a post from: The ...
June 16, 2013 - The Inquisitr
- News Summary: Stocks sink as traders watch the Fed
News Summary: Stocks sink as traders watch the Fed Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 2:22 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Consumer discretionary stocks, a broad category that includes department stores, restaurants and media companies, fell the most of the 10 industry groups ...
June 15, 2013 - seattlepi.com
- Astros ninth inning rally sink M's
Astros ninth inning rally sink M's Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:34 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 SEATTLE (AP) — Even with a stellar seven inning start from Jordan Lyles, the Houston Astros were staring at the possibility of a winless road trip and seven-game losing ...
June 15, 2013 - seattlepi.com
- Elijah Cummings in SI.com
Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings said to Selig and Fehr: "This scandal happened under your watch. I want that to sink in. It did. Do you accept responsibility for this scandal or do you think there was nothing you could do to prevent it?"
- Mitt Romney in International Herald Tribune
Romney said some believe that a forthright embrace of his religion will "sink my candidacy. If they are right, so be it. But I think they underestimate the American people."
- Tom Glavine in Bloomberg
Now that it's over there's that sense of relief, that sense of accomplishment,Glavine, 41, said at a televised post-game news conference. "At some point, I don't know when, the historic side of it will sink in. Believe me, I know the...