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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wash-hand basin mean? 

  The noun WASH-HAND BASIN has 1 sense:

1. a basin for washing the hands ('wash-hand basin' is a British expression)

  Familiarity information: WASH-HAND BASIN used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A basin for washing the hands ('wash-hand basin' is a British expression)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


handbasin; lavabo; wash-hand basin; washbasin; washbowl

Hypernyms ("wash-hand basin" is a kind of...):

basin (a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

Holonyms ("wash-hand basin" is a part of...):

bath; bathroom (a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet)

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