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Definition of Basket


  1. A vessel made of osiers or other twigs, cane, rushes, splints, or other flexible material, interwoven.
  2. The contents of a basket; as much as a basket contains; as, a basket of peaches.
  3. The bell or vase of the Corinthian capital.
  4. The two back seats facing one another on the outside of a stagecoach.
  5. To put into a basket.

Basket Quotations

Basketball is a simple game. Your goal is penetration, get the ball close to the basket, and there are three ways to do that. Pass, dribble and offensive rebound.
Phil Jackson

The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

It's OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.
Elon Musk

I've always been a fella who put most of my eggs in one basket and then take a dump in the basket but I really don't know.
Robert Downey, Jr.

From the early 1960s to the mid-1980s - the era of military dictatorship when South Korea was rebuilding itself from a postwar economic basket case to a humming, modern nation - military schools were the track of choice for ambitious young men.
Kim Young-ha
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Basket Translations

basket in Afrikaans is mandjie
basket in Danish is kurv
basket in Dutch is ben, korf, slof, mand
basket in French is panier, corbeille
basket in German is Korb, Idiot, Korb
basket in Italian is canestro, cesto
basket in Latin is alveus
basket in Norwegian is kurv
basket in Portuguese is cesta, cesto
basket in Spanish is cesto
basket in Swedish is korg
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