⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'basin' from English to Icelandic
NOUN   a basin | basins
SYNO basin | basinful | catchment area | ...
dæld {kv}
þvottaskál {kv}basin [portable washbasin]
vatnasvið {hv}drainage basin
vatnsuppistaða {kv}water basin
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Usage Examples English
  • The Central Asian Internal Drainage Basin or Central Asian Inland Basin is the largest of 3 major hydrological basins that cover Mongolia (cf. ...
  • The basin is divided into three sub-divisions: "Liptovská kotlina" (Liptov Basin), "Popradská kotlina" (Poprad Basin) and "Tatranské predhorie", also called "podhorie" (Tatra Piedmont).
  • Mira basin borders Sado River basin at north and Guadiana River basin eastwards.
  • Shahrud is located in the Damghan basin, a sub-basin of the Kavir basin which also contains the Great Salt Desert.
  • Its basin is between the Dnieper basin to the west, the lower Volga basin immediately to the east, and the Oka basin (tributary of the Volga) to the north.
  • To the northeast of Zucchius is the Schiller-Zucchius Basin, a Pre-Nectarian basin (peak ring basin).
  • The Val Verde Basin is a marginal foreland basin located in West Texas, just southeast of the Midland Basin.
  • A number of geologists consider Cura-Mallín Basin, the sedimentary basin where the formation deposited, an extensional basin that developed on the western fringes of the much larger Neuquén Basin, while others consider it a back-arc basin.
  • The Galilee Basin is a large inland geological basin in the western Queensland region of Australia.
  • Its basins include the Mexico Basin, the Cayman Trough, the Yucatan Basin, the Columbian Basin, the Venezuelan basin and the Grenada basin.
  • Other terms that are used to describe a drainage basin are catchment, catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, river basin, water basin and watershed.
  • The range drains into both the Bremer River Basin (sub-basin of Brisbane River Basin) and via Teviot Brook into the Logan River Basin (sub-basin of Logan-Albert River Basin).
  • The circular basin and wall are concrete; the low basin rim has sculptures of turtles. Blue ceramic tiles line the fountain basin.
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