Origin of drainage basin
Words nearby drainage basin
How to use drainage basin in a sentence
Another boy walks around and offers a water jug and basin for everyone to wash their hands.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lake may dry up in one region, but a new one can form when rains fill a basin elsewhere.
He would smuggle the live birds inside his shirt to get them back to his cell, where he had a killing basin.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A pair of magnitude 4-5 earthquakes in the Los Angeles basin.A Lot of Earthquakes Have Been Reported Lately, but Scientists Aren’t Worried|Erik Klemetti|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same instant he plunged his hand into the basin and drew out the flower.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last three years I've been in the Judith Basin, and southern outfits haven't begun to come in there yet.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.
She peeped out at him two or three times as she stood washing herself in the little basin between the windows.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
On the wash-stand a spangled white tulle hat lay drowning in a basin half full of water.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
The payment for this drainage was to be one-twentieth part of the ore raised by the different mines.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick