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basket

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
References in classic literature ?
The sun got round behind the wood, and it was quite late in the afternoon; but still the cat sat upon the basket.
The boy took up the basket, and as he set out the notes of a brass band were heard from the direction of the village.
Tom's basket was weighed and approved; and he looked, with an anxious glance, for the success of the woman he had befriended.
I remember that I laid down the basket full of diamonds, wishing to be rid of its weight, but on second thoughts took it up again.
It was not until the basket had arrived within a few feet of the Gizbarim that a low grunt betrayed to their perception a hog of no common size.
She took up her basket and walked across the field, but it was some time before she got in the right direction for the stile.
Grimaud put his basket on the ground and sat down with a shake of the head.
We sat on the ferny bank of the pool and ate of the generous basket Aunt Janet had provided, with appetites sharpened by the keen spring air and our wilderness rovings.
She bade me follow her to various shops, and when my basket was quite full we returned to this house, when you had the goodness to permit me to remain, for which I shall be eternally grateful.
Only Beaudelet remained behind, tinkering at his boat, and Mariequita walked away with her basket of shrimps, casting a look of childish ill humor and reproach at Robert from the corner of her eye.
Lucy directly drew her work table near her and reseated herself with an alacrity and cheerfulness which seemed to infer that she could taste no greater delight than in making a filigree basket for a spoilt child.
Bullfrog," said my wife, coolly taking the basket from my hands and replacing it on the front seat.