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basket

 [bas·ket]
a container made of material woven together, or something resembling such a container.
Dormia basket a tiny apparatus consisting of four wires that can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.

bas·ket

(bas'ket),
1. A basketlike arborization of the axon of cells in the cerebellar cortex, surrounding the cell body of Purkinje cells.
2. Any basketlike device or structure.
[M.E., from Celtic]

basket

/bas·ket/ (bas´ket)
1. a container made of material woven together, or something resembling it.

stone basket  a tiny apparatus of several wires that can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.

basket

[bas·ket]
a container made of material woven together, or something resembling such a container.

bas·ket

(bas'kĕt)
1. A basketlike arborization of the axon of cells in the cerebellar cortex, surrounding the cell body of Purkinje cells.
2. Any basketlike structure.
[M.E., from Celtic]
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The balance between the traditional indigenous lifestyle and the basketwork for commercial purposes is encouraged by OIBI, for whom the idea of the project is to not disturb the indigenous life inside the communities.
The local economy of the Northwest Brazilian Amazon is still unable to consume and absorb the production of Baniwa basketwork.
Thus, it pressures these companies to account for the unique and symbolic values available in the Baniwa basketwork.
PUSHING The Boundaries: Innovative Basketwork is an exhibition by the Scottish Basketmakers Circle at the mac in Birmingham.
The stepped rhombus is also found in other expressions of prehispanic Andean art, not only in architecture (as an ornamental motif with an important symbolic meaning and content as at Chavin, Tiwanaku, and Chan-Chan, among the great Andean urban centres), but also in the early textile designs of Alto Ramirez in Arica, or the basketwork and textiles of the Pica-Tarapaca complex in northern Chile.
Woven sculptures: Patrick Dougherty, originally from North Carolina, travels the world creating his temporary sculptures, woven from natural materials with a technique akin to basketwork.
Homeware will also be on sale, including wooden flowers, ceramic ovenware, garden plants, Provencal tablecloths, crockery and basketwork.
Turning away from the documentary evidence and considering some of the early stone monuments found in Scotland we see that many of the Class 2 Pictish stones depict crosses constructed from brushwood, that is, they are copies of basketwork structures.
During the Depression, craft work was seen as a panacea for unemployment and shops selling ceramic pots, honey jar covers or basketwork plant holders sprang up in rural England or in the side streets of large cities.
Commuters driving to work in Coventry were amazed today to see him standing by the side of the road with a basketwork rocket tied to his back.
To see Mr Jermond dance the tango with a basketwork chair is to savour perfectly timed drollery.
The photographic plates comprise forty-eight pages, approximately a third of the book, and cover the breadth of Kelabit culture--including examples of basketwork, woven mats, knives, fishnets, pottery, boats, tools, clothing, megaliths, and decorative items.