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Synonyms for sink

Synonyms for sink

to fall or drift down to the bottom

to go beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid

to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to slope downward

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

to bring oneself down to a lower level of behavior

to undergo moral deterioration


to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to cause to penetrate with force

sink in: to come as a realization


an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

Synonyms for sink

plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe

(technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system

a depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof

a covered cistern

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fall or descend to a lower place or level

cause to sink

pass into a specified state or condition


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descend into or as if into some soft substance or place

appear to move downward


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fall heavily or suddenly

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fall or sink heavily

embed deeply

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Banyo helps you to get your most desirable kitchen sinks with excellence in quality and price competitiveness.
This model is used to find the path between the source cluster and mobile sink based on energy, distance and signal strength.
An appalling old kitchen gave way to another new one, with the sink looking out on a postage–stamp back garden.
This formula states how many hops are statistically needed in an N-populated planar network to reach the sink node from all other nodes in the network.
By using passive manner (pull strategy), the sink propagates a request for one-hop or k-hop neighbors in order to motivate them to send their information.
Second, every heat sink that is attached to a device, unless directly bonded, requires some sort of thermal interface material, commonly referred to as a TIM.
The new Vault Line sinks minimalist design is easy on the eye and built to last, and thanks to the Silent Shield technology, will ensure conversation in kitchens across the region flow as seamlessly as the Vault Line's transition from sink to countertop.
com) offers its Generation 3 Clear Sink Tip, a 105-foot, sand-colored floating line with a clear, 10-foot, braided mono intermediate tip.
When you squeeze the soda bottle, the fish should sink to the bottom of the bottle When you release your grip, the fish should float back to the top of the bottle.
A new way to predict the occurrence and severity of sink marks while the part is still in the mold was developed by Oliver Lingk, an engineer in the IKV Dept.
Sink mounts can be fully integrated into the counter-top, undermounted below the countertop or self-rimming, which features a rolled edge that mounts directly over the countertop.
It isn't easy, towing a dead whale out to sea and trying to sink it to the bottom of the ocean.
And, despite much effort, he'd never managed to sink a whale carcass.
To make matters worse, there's an accident during the party where the kitchen sink totally collapses and he and the Skinheads become prime suspects.
Debbie Kitchin asks her clients a lot of questions to evaluate their need for a second sink.