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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can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.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]

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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Basketwork takes a central position in the Baniwa people lifestyle.
According to testimonies received, when visual arts included sculpture, painting, bronze work, batik, photography, leather craft, weaving, fashion, hairdressing, drawing, pottery and basketwork, with seven regional selections, about a hundred works would be sent through to the final phase and would require examination.
The rail company obliges by halting for ten minutes to allow passengers to disembark and buy their beautiful basketwork made from pine needles.
With this, Duchamp closed the gap between art and craft, for he demonstrated that painting and sculpture, through their handedness, were in the end examples of craft, exactly like pottery or basketwork. We respond, among other things, to the artist's touch.
But there are some good bargains to be had with polythene-lined basketwork, which is less long term or permanent.
Outside the Fens, wicker chairs may have been a rarity, but basketwork appeared in profusion in countless other guises.
They made a basketwork receptacle of twigs and feathers and tied it about the middle." They placed a large scalp lock on top of the pole for hair.
The Export Development Board had for some time recognized the potential for nontraditional products from the palm, such as fibre items and basketwork, and a programme for product development and technical upgrading was in place.
Weavings, ceramics, basketwork and woodcrafts dating from as early as the seventh century add to this comprehensive celebration of Mapuche culture.
The next essay, on traditional basketwork techniques in general use throughout Borneo, makes clear the basic facts of a subject which is exceedingly complex.
The aim of the following section will be to demonstrate a connection between the counting systems as documented by Codrington and the patterned basketwork of the Islanders described by Haddon and Hingston-Quiggin through the lens of Rivers' psychometric tests.