Synonyms and Antonyms for retention-basin

1. retention basin (n.)

a storage site similar to a detention basin but the water in storage is permanently obstructed from flowing downstream

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3. retention (n.)

the power of retaining and recalling past experience

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6. basin (n.)

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

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7. 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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8. 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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9. basin (n.)

the quantity that a basin will hold