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Basketball
a. an open horizontal metal hoop fixed to the backboard, through which a player must throw the ball to score points
b. a point or points scored in this way

What does it mean when you dream about a basket?

For traditional psychiatrists, baskets, like almost any receptacle into which something can be put, can represent the female principle. Baskets have more general connotations with harvests, babies, baked goods, and so forth, any of which could be indicated, depending on what the dreamer sees in the basket during her or his dream. An empty basket, on the other hand, can symbolize a feeling of emptiness or a sense of lack. (See also Bag).

basket

[′bas·kət]
(design engineering)
A lightweight container with perforations.
(mechanical engineering)
A type of single-tube core barrel made from thin-wall tubing with the lower end notched into points, which is intended to pick up a sample of granular or plastic rock material by bending in on striking the bottom of the borehole or solid layer; may be used to recover an article dropped into a borehole. Also known as basket barrel; basket tube; sawtooth barrel.

bell

bell, 1
bell, 1
1. The body of a Corinthian capital or a Composite capital, with the foliage removed; also called a vase or basket.
2. The portion of a pipe which is enlarged to receive the end of another pipe of the same diameter for the purpose of making a joint; also called a hub.

basket

filled with treats, representative of feast on Easter Sunday. [Folklore: Misc.]
See: Easter
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To many, it suggests the mythical America of the 1920s and 1930s, when the nation supposedly withdrew from the world and let Europe and the Far East go to hell in a handbasket until it was too late for deterrence and war was forced upon us.
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Initial accuracy was extremely promising, with groups running well under an inch, then things went to hell in a handbasket.
But when it came time to defend the idea in state Supreme Court, the coalition--which had essentially told everyone who wanted to listen that without the spending caps New Hampshire would be going to hell in a handbasket, a borrowed one at that--was nowhere to be seen.
I am not about to say that things haven't gotten bad in Western civilization over the last 100 years, but on the other hand, one of the things a deep conservatism knows is that things are always going to hell in a handbasket.
When things finally do go to hell in the proverbial handbasket, the humor becomes more visceral than verbal, though one female character does get a memorably offhand last line.
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To stud at 6 years, and dam of: Rawston (1999 g by Broad Brush; winner), Bold Rush (2000 g by Wild Rush; placed), King Cool (2001 g by Touch Gold; winner), Bandanna Lady (2002 f by El Prado; unplaced), Ginger Punch (2003 f by Awesome Again; multiple Gr1 winner), Alpha Numero (2004 c by Alphabet Soup; unraced, died at 3), Gold Revenue (2005 f by Touch Gold; unraced), Helena Handbasket (2006 f by Red Bullet; unraced to date).
There will be more occasions when we think that the world is going to go to hell in a handbasket.
The actual subject matter is barely relevant: cities, hospitals, schools--all of them have their own books suggesting that things are going to hell in a handbasket.
I-rak is going to hell in a handbasket, and it's gonna git worse before it gits better.