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〔 sIŋk 〕


〔 siŋk 〕

Overview of noun sink

The noun sink has 4 senses

  • sink -- (plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe)

  • sink -- ((technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide")

  • sinkhole, sink, swallow hole -- (a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof)

  • cesspool, cesspit, sink, sump -- (a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it)

Overview of verb sink

The verb sink has 9 senses

  • sink, drop, drop down -- (fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees")

  • sink -- (cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor")

  • sink, pass, lapse -- (pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana")

  • sink, settle, go down, go under -- (go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned")

  • sink, subside -- (descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair")

  • dip, sink -- (appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line")

  • slump, fall off, sink -- (fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off")

  • slump, slide down, sink -- (fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank")

  • bury, sink -- (embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap")