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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

1 A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for carbon dioxide (because they transform it by photosynthesis into organic matter, which...

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sink

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 11 words.

1. See heat sink.

2. See line sink; point sink.

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sink

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 76 words.

everything but the kitchen sink: see kitchen.

sink or swim fail or succeed entirely by your own efforts.

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Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

A method of controlling an oil spill, using a sinking agent to trap the oil and sink it to

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sinking

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

A method of controlling an *oil spill, using a *sinking agent to trap the oil and sink

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 36 words.

A method of controlling an *oil spill, using a *sinking agent to trap the oil and sink

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Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A method of controlling an oil spill, using a sinking agent to trap the oil and sink it to the bottom of the waterbody where the mixture of oil and agent eventually undergoes natural...

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sink

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 51 words.

1 A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for carbon dioxide

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sink

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 51 words.

1. A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for *carbon

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sink

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 51 words.

1. A place where a substance can be stored naturally, such as plants which are a sink for *carbon

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sink

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

The collection place for wastewater in kitchens, bathrooms, etc. A *carbon sink collects and chemically or biologically transforms atmospheric

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