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Meaning of BIN

Pronunciation:  bin

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a container; usually has a lid
  2. [n]  an identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself
  3. [n]  the quantity contained in a bin
  4. [v]  store in bins

BIN is a 3 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: ABA transit number, bank identification number, binful
 See Also: ashbin, ashcan, coalbin, coalhole, container, containerful, dustbin, flour bin, garbage can, hive away, identification number, lay in, litterbasket, litterbin, number, parts bin, put in, recycling bin, salt away, stack away, stash away, store, trash barrel, trash bin, trash can, wastebin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bin\, n. [OE. binne, AS. binn manager, crib; perh. akin to
    D. ben, benne, basket, and to L. benna a kind of carriage ( a
    Gallic word), W. benn, men, wain, cart.]
    A box, frame, crib, or inclosed place, used as a receptacle
    for any commodity; as, a corn bin; a wine bin; a coal bin.
  2. \Bin\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Binned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To put into a bin; as, to bin wine.
  3. \Bin\
    An old form of {Be} and {Been}. [Obs.]
  4. \Bin-\
    A euphonic form of the prefix {Bi-}.
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