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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

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

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

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 in in sink English Thesaurus

Peter read the letter twice before its meaning sank in

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

sink or swim in sink1 British & World English

Fail or succeed entirely by one’s own efforts