Definition of washbasin in English:


Syllabification: wash·ba·sin
Pronunciation: /ˈwäSHˌbāsən, ˈwôSH-


  • A basin, typically fixed to a wall or on a pedestal, used for washing one’s hands and face.
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    • 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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