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sink1 US English

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

sink2 US English

A fixed basin with a water supply and a drain

sink US Thesaurus

the coffin sank below the waves

sink New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

use sunken only as an adjective

fall to one's knees US English

Assume a kneeling position

get one's teeth into US English

Work energetically and productively on (a task)

sink in US English

(Of words or facts) be fully understood or realized

dry sink US English

An antique kitchen cabinet with an inset basin, now generally used as an ornament rather than for practical purposes

heat sink US English

A device or substance for absorbing excessive or unwanted heat

carbon sink US English

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

Belfast sink US English

A deep rectangular sink with a drain at one end, traditionally made of glazed white porcelain

kitchen sink US 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 US English

Fail or succeed entirely by one’s own efforts

sink something into US English

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

sink something into in sink1 US English

Cause something sharp to penetrate (a surface)

sink in in sink1 US English

(Of words or facts) be fully understood or realized

everything but the kitchen sink US English

Everything imaginable

sinkhole US English

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

sink or swim in sink1 US English

Fail or succeed entirely by one’s own efforts

sink in in sink US Thesaurus

bad news like this often takes time to sink in

fall to one's knees in knee US English

Assume a kneeling position

get one's teeth into in tooth US English

Work energetically and productively on (a task)

Salton Sink in Salton Sea US English

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