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 [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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.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 book concludes with an essay on style, ethnic identity and meaning in Borneo basketry by Dianne Tillotson.
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Entertainments include being able to see craftsmen at skills such as basketry, embroidery, glass blowing and cake icing to name but a few.
As skills were perfected, the designs became more complex and incorporated motifs from other arts such as basketry.
Costumes (1) Dancer, costume designer, and sculptor Annie Hickman weaves the magic of the creature world into her exquisite costumes with basketry materials and fabrics.
This year's show will feature work in wood, steel, glass, woven textiles, ceramics, basketry, leather, painting and jewellery, as well as collectors' teddy bears.
The collection includes a variety of American and Western watercolors, etchings, lithographs, Japanese woodblock prints, Native American art, basketry and pottery.
It started as a small-scale project in 1996, when Simone Buys, painter-artist and now UN volunteer, and Belita Kilonzo, a weaver, met for the first time and decided to start up a basketry enterprise.