Definisi 'sink'

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noun
1 plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system Terjemahkan
Example:
the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
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3 a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

4 a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it Terjemahkan
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5 A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

6 The lowest part of a natural hollow or closed basin whence the water of one or more streams escapes by evaporation; as, the sink of the Humboldt River. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
7 fall or descend to a lower place or level Terjemahkan
Example:
He sank to his knees
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8 cause to sink Terjemahkan
Example:
The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor
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9 pass into a specified state or condition Terjemahkan
Example:
He sank into nirvana
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10 go under, Terjemahkan
Example:
The raft sank and its occupants drowned
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11 descend into or as if into some soft substance or place Terjemahkan
Example:
He sank into bed
She subsided into the chair
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12 appear to move downward Terjemahkan
Example:
The sun dipped below the horizon
The setting sun sank below the tree line
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13 fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly Terjemahkan
Example:
The real estate market fell off
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14 fall or sink heavily Terjemahkan
Example:
He slumped onto the couch
My spirits sank
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15 embed deeply Terjemahkan
Example:
She sank her fingers into the soft sand
He buried his head in her lap
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16 To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

17 To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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