Definition of Basinlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a basin or some aspect of one. ¹



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Definition of Basinlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basinlike

basiliximab
basilolatry
basilosaurus
basils
basin
basin of attraction
basinal
basinasal
basinasal line
basined
basinet
basinets
basinful
basinfuls
basing
basinlike (current term)
basins
basinwide
basio-
basioccipital
basioccipital bone
basiocciput
basioglossus
basion
basions
basionym
basionyms
basipetal
basipetally

Literary usage of Basinlike

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... that the reddish clayey bands were encountered several inches lower down in the center of the basinlike depression than upon the higher elevations. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"During the hot months, they construct nice grass beds in a basinlike cavity, which they dig out, under the sides of large tufts of grass, or little heaps of ..."

3. Reconnoissance Soil Survey of the Lower San Joaquin Valley, California by James William Nelson, United States Bureau of Soils (1918)
"Regular slopes seldom extend to the trough of the valley, usually being marked in their lower parts by flattened or basinlike surfaces. ..."

4. Irrigation in the United States by Frederick Haynes Newell (1906)
"Among the mountains, at elevations of 7000 feet, are a number of basinlike areas dotted with trees and known as parks. Here natural grasses abound, ..."

5. The Rulers of the South: Sicily, Calabria, Malta by Francis Marion Crawford (1900)
"He built and collected three fleets, one at Baiae in the basinlike lagoon now called the Mare Morto or "dead sea," one at Tarentum, one in an African ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"... that the reddish clayey bands were encountered several inches lower down in the center of the basinlike depression than upon the higher elevations. ..."

7. The Inscriptions of Kourion by Terence Bruce Mitford (1971)
"The whole top, save for a narrow margin, is occupied by a shallow basinlike depression in the center of which is a deep rectangular hole. ..."

8. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"There is a basinlike intertrochanteric fossa, limited anteriorly by a prominent internal trochanter. The distal margin of the fossa is usually, ..."

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