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A sink (also called a sinker, hand basin, or wash basin) is a bowl-shaped plumbing device that is used to wash hands or dishes They usually have two taps (faucets) which are used to give people hot and cold water.[1] They may have sprays which can be used to clean something faster. They also have a drain which gets rid of water that is has already been sprayed. Some sinks come with a soap dispenser, which gives out soap to help clean things.



  1. Sinks. The Old-House Journal; August 1986, Vol. 14, No. 6: page 270 - 277. Published by Active Interest Media, Inc. ISSN 0094-0178