a box or enclosed place for storing grain, coal, or the like.
to store in a bin.
- un·binned, adjective
Other definitions for bin- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “two,” “two at a time,” used in the formation of compound words: binary; binocular.
- Compare bi-1.
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How to use bin in a sentence
The laundry bins can be carried over to your washer and then slide back into the bamboo frame.Attractive laundry hampers that make your dirty clothes look a little better | PopSci Commerce Team | September 16, 2020 | Popular-Science
You can buy collapsible buckets made for this task, or just bring some plastic bins from home.
Better yet, collect dirty water in a bin and pour it in a cathole when you’re done to avoid attracting wildlife.
Trash would overflow every bin and was stuck in every compartment.What I learned from 5 years of cleaning airplanes in the middle of the night | matthewheimer | August 30, 2020 | Fortune
These days I’m into storage bins, label makers, and color-coordinated folders.The Matador SEG42 Offers Unrivaled Gear Organization | Graham Averill | August 25, 2020 | Outside Online
You were basically the guy to do every dictator or crazy character, from Gaddafi and Ahmadinejad to bin Laden.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.
Fellow SEAL Matt Bissonnette also claims to have shot bin Laden.Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets | Shane Harris | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet I had serious trouble understanding how to cheer on the news of bin Laden or anyone else dying.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the mid-1990s, some visitors did begin to show up due to the construction efforts of Osama bin Laden.
He told Horner you'd bin shot resistin' arrest, an' wanted t' see her afore yuh cashed in.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Our picture shows a bin of crude up-river Para the finest rubber known.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
As soon as he gets Miss Holland they go up by leaps and bounds, and it's bin goin' steady ever since.The Creators | May Sinclair
Uncle bin never flung that accusation at women if they were merely implicated.In the Onyx Lobby | Carolyn Wells
No, Sir, what you smell ain't incense—on'y the vaults after the damp weather we've bin 'aving.
British Dictionary definitions for bin (1 of 2)
a large container or enclosed space for storing something in bulk, such as coal, grain, or wool
Also called: bread bin a small container for bread
Also called: dustbin, rubbish bin a container for litter, rubbish, etc
a storage place for bottled wine
one particular bottling of wine
(tr) to store in a bin
(tr) to put in a wastepaper bin
British Dictionary definitions for bin- (2 of 2)
a variant, esp before a vowel, of bi- 1 binocular
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