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Sink vs. Sync

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  • Sink (verb)

    To move or be moved into something.

  • Sink (verb)

    To descend or submerge (or to cause to do so) into a liquid or similar substance.

    "A stone sinks in water."

    "The sun gradually sank in the west."

  • Sink (verb)

    To cause a vessel to sink, generally by making it no longer watertight.

  • Sink (verb)

    To push (something) into something.

    "The joint will hold tighter if you sink a wood screw through both boards."

    "The dog sank its teeth into the delivery man's leg."

  • Sink (verb)

    To diminish or be diminished.

  • Sink (verb)

    To pot; hit a ball into a pocket or hole.

  • Sink (verb)

    To experience apprehension, disappointment, dread, or momentary depression.

  • Sink (verb)

    To cause to decline; to depress or degrade.

    "to sink one's reputation"

  • Sink (verb)

    To conceal and appropriate.

  • Sink (verb)

    To keep out of sight; to suppress; to ignore.

  • Sink (verb)

    To reduce or extinguish by payment.

    "to sink the national debt"

  • Sink (verb)

    To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fail in strength.

  • Sink (verb)

    To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become diminished in volume or in apparent height.

  • Sink (noun)

    A basin used for holding water for washing

  • Sink (noun)

    A drain for carrying off wastewater

  • Sink (noun)

    A sinkhole

  • Sink (noun)

    A depression in land where water collects, with no visible outlet

  • Sink (noun)

    A heat sink

  • Sink (noun)

    A place that absorbs resources or energy

  • Sink (noun)

    The motion of a sinker pitch

    "Jones' has a two-seamer with heavy sink."

  • Sink (noun)

    An object or callback that captures events; event sink

  • Sink (noun)

    a destination vertex in a transportation network

  • Sync (noun)

    synchronization

  • Sync (noun)

    harmony

  • Sync (noun)

    A music synchronization license, allowing the music to be synchronized with visual media such as films.

  • Sync (verb)

    to synchronize

  • Sync (verb)

    to flush all pending I/O operations to disk

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  • Sink (noun)

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

  • Sink (noun)

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

    "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"

  • Sink (noun)

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

  • Sink (noun)

    a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it

  • Sink (verb)

    fall or drop to a lower place or level;

    "He sank to his knees"

  • Sink (verb)

    cause to sink;

    "The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor"

  • Sink (verb)

    pass into a specified state or condition;

    "He sank into Nirvana"

  • Sink (verb)

    go under,

    "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"

  • Sink (verb)

    descend into or as if into some soft substance or place;

    "He sank into bed"

    "She subsided into the chair"

  • Sink (verb)

    appear to move downward;

    "The sun dipped below the horizon"

    "The setting sun sank below the tree line"

  • Sink (verb)

    fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly;

    "The real estate market fell off"

  • Sink (verb)

    fall or sink heavily;

    "He slumped onto the couch"

    "My spirits sank"

  • Sink (verb)

    embed deeply;

    "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"

    "He buried his head in her lap"

  • Sync (verb)

    make synchronous and adjust in time or manner;

    "Let's synchronize our efforts"

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