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bin US English

A receptacle for storing a specified substance

bin- US English

Variant spelling of bi- before a vowel (as in binaural).

bin US Thesaurus

the onions go in a bin

bin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

means ‘son of’ in Arabic; lower case in personal names (e.g. Osama bin Laden)

bi- US English

Two; having two

bin bag US English

A large, strong plastic bag used as a container for household rubbish

bin-end US English

One of the last bottles from a bin of wine, usually sold at a reduced price

CGI bin US English

A server directory where CGI programs are stored

sin bin US English

(In sport) a box or bench to which offending players can be sent for a period as a penalty during a game, especially in ice hockey

bin liner US English

A plastic bag used for lining a rubbish bin

bread bin US English

A container for keeping bread in

dump bin US English

A promotional box in a shop for displaying books or other items

loony bin US English

A home or hospital for people who are mentally ill

pedal bin US English

A rubbish bin with a lid opened by means of a pedal

waste bin US English

A dustbin or rubbish bin

bin Laden New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Osama (1957–2011), Saudi-born Islamic militant

compost bin US English

An outdoor container in which garden refuse and other organic waste is deposited in order to produce compost

wheelie bin US English

A large refuse bin set on wheels

bin Laden, Osama US English

(1957–2011), Islamic militant, born in Saudi Arabia. He was regarded as the founder of al-Qaeda and the mastermind behind the September 11 terrorist attacks. Following the attacks, he went into hiding, but was tracked down and killed by US special forces in Pakistan

binman US English

A dustman

sin-bin in sin bin US English

Send (a player) to a sin bin as a penalty

swingbin US English

A rubbish bin with a lid that swings shut after being pushed open

garbage can US English

A container, typically plastic or metal, for household refuse

garbage bin in garbage can US English

A container, typically plastic or metal, for household refuse

wheely bin in wheelie bin US English

A large refuse bin set on wheels

Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti in Hussein, Saddam US English

(1937–2006), Iraqi president; prime minister and head of the armed forces 1979–2003; full name Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti. During his presidency, Iraq fought a war with Iran 1980–88 and invaded Kuwait 1990, from which Iraqi forces were expelled in the Gulf War of 1991. His regime was known for its brutality, and the United Nations imposed economic sanctions against the country in 1990. Believing that Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction, the US, with coalition forces, invaded Iraq in 2003. He was overthrown and later tried for crimes against humanity and executed

Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti in Hussein New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Saddam (1937–2006), Iraqi president and prime minister 1979–2003; full name Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti