To heat by continued contact with heat to heat with genial temperature
- To rest in heat is exposed to genial temperature
- derive or enjoy satisfaction from; get pleasure from; get pleasure from
- be revealed
- To lay in warmth; become exposed to genial heat.
- To heat by continued contact with heat; to warm with genial temperature.
late 14c., basken "to wallow (in bloodstream)," with loss of center syllable, from Old Norse ba
(v. t.) To lie in warmth; to be confronted with genial heat.
- (v. t.) To hot by proceeded exposure to temperature; to warm with genial temperature.
They are entirely insectivorous, bask on the broiling hot sand and then can run fast enough; otherwise they are sluggish, dig themselves into the sand by a peculiar shuffling motion of the fringed edges of their flattened bodies, and when surprised they feign death.