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Zink vs. Sink

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  • Zink (noun)

    A type of cornett.

  • Zink (noun)

    obsolete form of zinc

  • 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

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Zink (noun)

    See Zinc.

  • Sink (verb)

    To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west.

  • Sink (verb)

    To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the surface; to penetrate.

  • Sink (verb)

    Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely.

  • Sink (verb)

    To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease.

  • Sink (verb)

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

  • Sink

    To cause to sink; to put under water; to immerse or submerge in a fluid; as, to sink a ship.

  • Sink

    Figuratively: To cause to decline; to depress; to degrade; hence, to ruin irretrievably; to destroy, as by drowping; as, to sink one's reputation.

  • Sink

    To make (a depression) by digging, delving, or cutting, etc.; as, to sink a pit or a well; to sink a die.

  • Sink

    To bring low; to reduce in quantity; to waste.

  • Sink

    To conseal and appropriate.

  • Sink

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

  • Sink

    To reduce or extinguish by payment; as, to sink the national debt.

  • Sink (noun)

    A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes.

  • Sink (noun)

    A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material, connected with a drain, and used for receiving filthy water, etc., as in a kitchen.

  • Sink (noun)

    A hole or low place in land or rock, where waters sink and are lost; - called also sink hole.

  • Sink (noun)

    The lowest part of a natural hollow or closed basin whence the water of one or more streams escapes by evaporation; as, the sink of the Humboldt River.

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