Synonyms and Antonyms for detention-basin

1. detention basin (n.)

a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream

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2. detention (n.)

a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home

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3. detention (n.)

a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

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5. basin (n.)

a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it

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6. basin (n.)

a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face

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7. basin (n.)

the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet

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8. basin (n.)

the quantity that a basin will hold