(sank , 〔古、美〕 sunk sunk, sunken )
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- A small leak will sink a great ship .
- He shouted to me that the boat was sinking .
- The capital sunk in it is fabulous in amount .
- His eyes are sunk in scar tissue .
- Her eyes were sunken after her illness .
- a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
同义词：cesspool, cesspit, sump
- plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
- a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof
同义词：sinkhole, swallow hole
- (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"
- fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
同义词：slump, fall off
- embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
- descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"
- pass into a specified state or condition; "He sank into nirvana"
- fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
同义词：drop, drop down
- cause to sink; "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"
- fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
同义词：slump, slide down
- go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
同义词：settle, go down, go under
- appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
A sink (also sinker, hand basin and wash basin) is a bowl-shaped plumbing fixture used for washing hands, for dishwashing or other purposes. Sinks generally have taps (faucets) that supply hot and cold water and may include a spray feature to be used for faster rinsing.