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Luxury sink
A sink/basin in a bathroom
Enamel wash basin and jug, South Africa
Enamel washbowl and jug

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. 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.

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