Definition of Basins
1. Noun. (plural of basin) ¹
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Definition of Basins
1. basin [n] - See also: basin
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Literary usage of Basins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1908)
"Question of Original basins. In his earlier studies Crosby stated vigorously his view that the "basins probably existed as such before the deposition of the ..."
2. The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906: Report of the State Earthquake by Andrew Cowper Lawson, Harry Fielding Reid (1910)
"APPLICATION OF THE THEORY TO SMALL basins. When we attempt to apply the results ... As already noted, alluvium occupies basins in the rock of more or less ..."
3. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"Origin of Lake basins Lake basins originate in many different ways. ... Movements of the earth's crust give rise to basins in various ways. ..."
4. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"structural basins bounded by faults (168). All topographic forms which have ... —Horsts, grabens, and basins are included in the list just given because, ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Irrigation and Water Rights: And the Arid Region by Clesson Selwyne Kinney (1912)
"The waters of subterranean basins, although technically percolating waters, differ materially from the ordinary percolations from the fact that they are ..."
6. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"BOCK-basins OF SCOTLAND. Different kinds of lakes—Lakes occupying ... Lakes resting in basins of solid rock. The lakes of the first group have no importance ..."
7. Lakes of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and Geology by Israel Cook Russell (1895)
"basins due to atmospheric agencies. — The weathering of rock surfaces ... When removed by water, the formation of basins is checked by the cutting of ..."