sink

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  • He sank it in a river nearby and went back to his hotel.
  • Two ships were now sunk, and at least four aircraft were shot down.
  • One hit the engine room and sank the ship in four minutes.
  • The attack was successful and the U-boat sank with twenty-nine hands.
  • He then remained alone on the ship, which eventually sank and brought him down as well.
  • The target caught fire in several places and sank in about one hour.
  • However, she was still sunk within a few minutes of the battle.
  • One boat sank and the two people on board were killed.
  • But before he could finish the job, the ship sank very quickly.
  • If the rock sank, the spirit would stay in the world below and there would be death.
  • Within hours, the aircraft sank through the ice into of water.
  • The U-boat sank later from damage that had been received in the first attack.
  • In that role she would strike a mine and sink the following year.
  • The walls are sunk into the ground, with the earth behind them.
  • From there they can see the island as it sinks into the sea.
  • In general, the more surface area a heat sink has, the better it works.
  • Although no ship was sunk on either side, several took damage.
  • The ship was then abandoned and eventually sank that same night.
  • Many ships in this area had been sunk in recent weeks.
  • As a side effect of this process the land began to sink.
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Meaning of sink

  • noun Plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe
  • noun (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system
    the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide
  • verb Fall or descend to a lower place or level
    He sank to his knees
  • verb Cause to sink
    The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor
  • verb Pass into a specified state or condition
    He sank into nirvana
  • verb Go under, "the raft sank and its occupants drowned"
  • verb Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
    He sank into bed, She subsided into the chair