Definition of washbasin in English:

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washbasin

Pronunciation: /ˈwäSHˌbāsən/
/ˈwôSHˌbāsən/

noun

chiefly British
A sink or basin, typically fixed to a wall or on a pedestal, used for washing one’s hands and face.
Example sentences
  • The family bathroom has a tiled floor and part tiled walls while its suite comprises a pedestal washbasin, toilet, and bath with electric shower.
  • There is bright lighting, colour all around, taps and washbasins are fixed low on the wall, at a height that makes it easy for the children to use them.
  • Inside I found another sink complete with washbasins, and a cooker with utensils mounted on the wall.

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Syllabification: wash·ba·sin

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