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Noun: washbasin  'wósh,bey-sun
  1. A bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
    "he ran some water in the washbasin and splashed it on his face";
    - basin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory [N. Amer]
  2. A basin for washing the hands
    - handbasin [Brit], washbowl, lavabo, wash-hand basin [Brit]

Derived forms: washbasins

Type of: basin, sink

Part of: bathroom

Encyclopedia: Washbasin