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bin

bin

 
 
pronunciation:
bIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a storage container or space, as for such things as firewood, foods, or coal, or for things that will eventually be discarded.
There's half a loaf of bread in the bread bin.The garbage bin is under the sink.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: binned, binning, bins
definition: to store in an enclosed container or space.
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