a box or enclosed place for storing grain, coal, or the like.
to store in a bin.
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a large container or enclosed space for storing something in bulk, such as coal, grain, or wool
Also called bread bin. a small container for bread
Also called dustbin, rubbish bin. a container for litter, rubbish, etc
a storage place for bottled wine
one particular bottling of wine
verb bins, binning, binned
(transitive) to store in a bin
(transitive) to put in a wastepaper bin
binocular (def 1). a card game of the bezique family that is played by two persons with a 48-card pack, the lowest card of which is nine. Historical Examples An Oregon Girl Alfred Ernest Rice Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Trumpeter Fred Charles King n.
plural noun Word Origin Usage Note
- Binocular disparity
noun (physiol) the small differences in the positions of the parts of the images falling on each eye that results when each eye views the scene from a slightly different position; these differences make stereoscopic vision possible Historical Examples Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
- Binocular microscope
binocular microscope Historical Examples Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison Marvels of Pond-life Henry J. Slack The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson Cum Grano Salis Gordon Randall Garrett Mate in Two Moves Winston Marks Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae Marion Anne Jenkinson