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sink

1. an area of ground below that of the surrounding land, where water collects
2. Physics a device or part of a system at which energy is removed from the system
3. Informal (of a housing estate or school) deprived or having low standards of achievement

sink

[siŋk]
(communications)
Equipment at the end of a communications channel that receives signals and may perform other functions such as error detection.
(electromagnetism)
The region of a Rieke diagram where the rate of change of frequency with respect to phase of the reflection coefficient is maximum for an oscillator; operation in this region may lead to unsatisfactory performance by reason of cessation or instability of oscillations.
(geology)
A circular or ellipsoidal depression formed by collapse on the flank of or near to a volcano.
A slight, low-lying desert depression containing a central playa or saline lake with no outlet, as where a desert stream comes to an end or disappears by evaporation.
(mining engineering)
To excavate strata downward in a vertical line for the purpose of winning and working minerals.
To drill or put down a shaft or borehole.
(physics)
A device or system where some extensive entity is absorbed, such as a heat sink, a sink flow, a load in an electrical circuit, or a region in a nuclear reactor where neutrons are strongly absorbed.

sink

A plumbing fixture usually consisting of a basin with a water supply, connected with a drain.

sink

A device or place that accepts something. See heat sink, data sink and sink device.
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On the second floor there are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom which is part tiled and fitted with a modern white suite comprising a toilet, wash basin and bath with shower over.
Stairs lead to the second floor and the fifth bedroom which has an en-suite toilet and wash basin with potential for a small corner bath or shower cubicle.
On the second floor is a family bedroom with en-suite (to be completed) and a single bedroom with wash basin.
Upstairs on the rst oor there is a family bathroom and four good-sized bedrooms - one having a tiled en-suite shower room with a modern white suite comprising a toilet, wash basin and corner shower cubicle.
euro]e family bathroom has a toilet, wash basin, Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle and built-in television.
Upstairs on the first floor there are two bathrooms - one having a separate shower cubicle as well as a bath, and four good-sized bedrooms - two having a wash basin.
e family shower room is tted with a modern white suite comprising a toilet, bidet, vanity wash basin and large shower cubicle.
There is a hallway with stairs and a cloakroom with toilet and wash basin.
The cloakroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising a toilet and wash basin.
It has a hallway with stairs and a cloakroom fitted with a modern white suite comprising a toilet and wash basin.