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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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Permanent exhibits feature Iroquois paintings, carvings, stonework, basketry, and beadwork.
From black bamboo to reclaimed plastics, the works represent a broad range of approaches by artists working within the field of contemporary basketry.
The archaeological literature offers a confusing terminology whereby "basketry" and "matting" are commonly viewed as two subclasses of "textiles," while ethnographic works widely diverge in their technical definitions of "basketry"--not to mention a rather indiscriminate use of the terms "plaiting" and "weaving." I adhere here to Adovasio's 1977 broad definition of basketry, applied to various kinds of items: "in addition to rigid and semi-rigid containers, matting, and bags, it embraces forms such as fish traps, hats, and cradles..." And I use here "basketry" and "plaitwork" as equivalent, all-encompassing terms to cover various techniques, such as plaiting proper, twining, coiling, braiding, and even those using a frame--but exclusive of cloth weaving.
Pleasant offered a large source of sweetgrass basketry. Today it has dwindled also because of land development and, therefore, roadside stands have lessened in number.
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Basketry is not a stable source of income anymore with the introduction of plastic ones and deficiency in straw, cane ad corn stalk, said Durdu Karaca.
In Native American basketry, the weaver knows that the design creates itself as it is woven and that basket making is less about the physical creation of the basket and more about the prayer that is given to Creator and the plant for its gift of life.
The master weavers focused specifically on spruce-root woven basketry at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and National Museum of Natural History.
Fujinuma Noboru's Spring Tide brings together a time-honored skill, basketry, and a venerable material, bamboo, to produce an object for visual pleasure rather than use.
National Institute of Design (NID) India is undertaking a project for training craftswomen of rural Africa to empower them through design intervention in basketry making, as part of the India-Africa Forum Summit Action Plan.
Textile, clothing, furniture, ceramic, pottery, metalwork, and jewelry fall in to decorative arts, along with other miscellaneous categories such as wood work, basketry, ivory, bone, shell, gems, toys and transport etc.
The market offers hand made crafts, carvings, basketry, jewellery and mats amongst many other goods.