a person or thing that sinks.
a person employed in sinking, as one who sinks shafts.
a weight, as of lead, for sinking a fishing line or net below the surface of the water.
Slang. a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin.
Also called sinkerball. Baseball. a pitched ball that curves downward sharply as it reaches the plate.
a weight attached to a fishing line, net, etc, to cause it to sink in water
a person who sinks shafts, etc
(US) an informal word for doughnut
hook, line, and sinker, See hook (sense 18)
see: hook, line, and sinker
noun 1. sinker (def 5). sink
noun 1. a hole formed in soluble rock by the action of water, serving to conduct surface water to an underground passage. 2. Also called sink. a depressed area in which waste or drainage collects. noun 1. Also called (esp Brit) swallow hole. a depression in the ground surface, esp in limestone, where a surface […]
[Chinese shin-jyahng wee-guh r] /Chinese ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/ noun 1. Xinjiang Uygur. Xinjiang Uygur or Sinkiang Uighur [shin-jyahng wee-ger] /ˈʃɪnˈdʒyɑŋ ˈwi gər/ noun 1. an autonomous region in NW China, bordering Tibet, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tadzhikistan, Pakistan, and India: formerly a province. 635,830 sq. mi. (1,646,800 sq. km). Capital: Ürümqi.
- Sinkiang-uighur autonomous region
/ˈsɪnˈkjæŋ ˈwiːɡʊə/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region