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1. A basin with water supply and drainage piping, for washing the hands and face; a washbasin.
2. A room containing a washbasin and a water closet, but not a bathtub; a powder room.
3. Same as toilet, 2 or
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Designed by Monica Graffeo, the ensemble includes an elm base, glass module, and brushed Corian washbasin.
The new, two-part pull-rod also creates a discreet, clear-cut look that combines perfectly with small to medium-sized washbasins.
The washbasins are delivered with a stencil template that thus allows them to be mounted into marble or melamine countertops in the same way as conventionally installed washbasins.
In the case of every building whichhas the system, each camera is pointing in the direction of the washbasin area only.
Its wall-hung ceramic washbasins also come in cool shapes - being free of the traditional pedestal, they also create a lovely sense of space.
Villeroy & Boch:Decorated Memento New Glory washbasin in two high-quality versions -- purism and splendour in the bathroom
With washbasins, for example there are large luxury versions, compact or hand-rinse models.
There's a large basement, 26ft sitting room, 22ft lounge, kitchen, cloakroom and sun room on the ground floor, four double bedrooms - two with washbasins - and bathroom on the first floor, two attic bedrooms, each with Belfast sink, and two further bedrooms on the top floor.
In the 1930s, when the de Basil company first began touring the States, it brought ballet to thousands of Americans with frequent whistle-stops--one-night stands in small towns, where they would dance what they called their "ham-and-eggs" programs (with staples like Les Sylphides), then race back to the train to eat a late dinner and rinse out their tights in the tiny washbasins.
Staff can carry it with them, making time- consuming trips to washbasins a thing of the past.
Alterations to the existing facility included replacing patient-area drinking fountains with staff washbasins.
Sculpturally massive, this installation of urban discards - Ward is known for finding his materials on the streets - seemed vastly various, but its objects actually tended to fall into a relatively few categories: refrigerators; furniture for sitting and lying (sofas, cushions, mattresses, chairs, bedsteads); sonic leisure gear (stereos, televisions, radios); electric fans; and mirrors, plus other bits and pieces including washbasins and doors.