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1bin

noun \ˈbin\

: a box that is used for storing things

: a can for trash or garbage

Full Definition of BIN

:  a box, frame, crib, or enclosed place used for storage

Examples of BIN

  1. Put the old newspapers in the recycling bin.
  2. <a storage bin for hats and gloves>

Origin of BIN

Middle English binn, from Old English
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with BIN

2bin

verb

: to put (something) in the trash

binnedbin·ning

Full Definition of BIN

transitive verb
:  to put into a bin

First Known Use of BIN

1841

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