Basin may refer to:

  • Basin (chanson de geste), a poem about Charlemagne's childhood
  • basin (maritime), the area of a drydock which can be flooded and drained
  • basin of attraction (mathematics), an area of a nonlinear system with an attractor
  • Canal basin - a docking section of canal wide enough to allow for uninterrupted canal traffic
  • pudding basin, a bowl in which raw pudding dough or batter is placed for cooking
  • tidal basin, an area that fills with water at high tide
  • wash basin - a sink or bowl to contain water for cleaning hands and other minor ablutions
    • emesis basin - kidney-shaped bowl used in convalescent settings

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