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sink1 British & World English

Go down below the surface of something, especially of a liquid; become submerged

sink2 British & World English

A fixed basin with a water supply and outflow pipe

sink English Thesaurus

he saw the coffin sink below the surface of the waves

sink New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

use sunken only as an adjective

fall to one's knees British & World English

Assume a kneeling position

get one's teeth into British & World English

Work energetically and productively on (a task)

sink in British & World English

(Of words or facts) be fully understood or realized

dry sink British & World English

An antique kitchen cabinet with an inset basin

heat sink British & World English

A device or substance for absorbing excessive or unwanted heat

butler sink British & World English

Another term for Belfast sink.

carbon sink British & World English

A forest, ocean, or other natural environment viewed in terms of its ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

Belfast sink British & World English

A type of deep rectangular kitchen sink, traditionally made of glazed white porcelain

kitchen sink British & World English

A sink in a kitchen, used for washing dishes and preparing food

kitchen-sink New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of drama) depicting drab reality

sink or swim British & World English

Fail or succeed entirely by one’s own efforts

sink something in/into British & World English

Put money or energy into (something); invest something in

sink something into in sink1 British & World English

Cause something sharp to penetrate (a surface)

sink in in sink1 British & World English

(Of words or facts) be fully understood or realized

sink something in/into in sink1 British & World English

Put money or energy into (something); invest something in

sinkhole British & World English

A cavity in the ground, especially in a limestone formation, caused by water erosion and providing a route for surface water to disappear underground

sink or swim in sink1 British & World English

Fail or succeed entirely by one’s own efforts

sink in in sink English Thesaurus

Peter read the letter twice before its meaning sank in

get one's teeth into in tooth British & World English

Work energetically and productively on (a task)

Salton Sink in Salton Sea British & World English

A salt lake in southeastern California, created in the dry Salton Sink by a 1905 diversion of the Colorado River