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sink (n):
a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
sink (n):
plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
sink (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
sink (n):
(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
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the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
sink (v):
fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
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The real estate market fell off
Related Words: fall offslump
sink (v):
embed deeply
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She sank her fingers into the soft sand.
He buried his head in her lap
sink (v):
go under,
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The raft sank and its occupants drowned
sink (v):
descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
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He sank into bed.
She subsided into the chair
sink (v):
pass into a specified state or condition
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He sank into nirvana
Related Word: pass
sink (v):
fall or descend to a lower place or level
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He sank to his knees
Related Word: drop
sink (v):
cause to sink
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The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor
sink (v):
fall or sink heavily
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He slumped onto the couch.
My spirits sank
sink (v):
appear to move downward
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The sun dipped below the horizon.
The setting sun sank below the tree line
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