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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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.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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In this sense, one of the leading principles of the Arte Baniwa project is to preserve the harmony between the basketwork on a commercial scale with the rest of the Baniwa community-based activities.
A coracle is a small boat with a basketwork frame which has existed in Britain for thousands of years.
Shopping: Local items include basketwork, conch-shell, and tortoiseshell souvenirs.
Until the latest spate of violence erupted, Israelis would regularly travel to the Jordan Valley on the West Bank to buy cheaply-priced Palestinian wares such as basketwork and pottery.
Basketwork has been important in many desert and subdesert cultures, as a nomadic lifestyle discourages carrying too many belongings, especially those that are heavy or fragile.
16 hours) in which recent information was retrieved on the European Community (EC) market for basketwork, including 10 summaries of market reports and articles (from the "Promt" database of "Predicasts"), 2 EC Directives in full-text form (from the "Celex" database of the EC) and 20 trade opportunities (from the "Business" database of "Online GmbH"), including requests from importers and proposals of joint ventures.
There, hiding behind a huge basketwork luggage container on the platform, was his fiancee, Elisabeth Butterfield, who had not seen him since he had left England.
PUSHING The Boundaries: Innovative Basketwork is an exhibition by the Scottish Basketmakers Circle at the mac in Birmingham.
Shopping: Purchases of Panama hats, handwoven rugs and ponchos, wood carvings from native wood, pottery, basketwork tsantas (goatskin replicas of Jivaro headhunter shrunken heads), gold, and silver are common.
Some dry caves of the Great Basin contain abundant remains from this culture, including small spears with notched stone blades, devices for throwing these spears, maces, handmills consisting of a flat stone and a round one (used for grinding seeds), knotwork bags and nets (rather than woven ones), and a wide range of basketwork.
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.