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Adjective
/bās/,
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bases, plural;
  1. (of a person or a person's actions or feelings) Without moral principles; ignoble
    • - the electorate's baser instincts of greed and selfishness
    • - we hope his motives are nothing so base as money
  2. Denoting or befitting a person of low social class

  3. (of coins or other articles) Not made of precious metal
    • - the basest coins in the purse were made in the seventh century ad
Verb
  1. Have as the foundation for (something); use as a point from which (something) can develop
    • - the film is based on a novel by Pat Conroy
    • - inaccurate conclusions based on incomplete facts
  2. Situate as the center of operations
    • - a research program based at the University of Arizona
    • - a London-based band
Noun
  1. The lowest part or edge of something, esp. the part on which it rests or is supported
    • - she sat down at the base of a tree
  2. The part of a column between the shaft and pedestal or pavement

  3. The end at which a part or organ is attached to the trunk or main part
    • - a shoot is produced at the base of the stem
  4. A line or surface on which a figure is regarded as standing
    • - the base of the triangle
  5. A line of known length used in triangulation

  6. The lowest part of a shield

  7. The lower third of the field

  8. A conceptual structure or entity on which something draws or depends
    • - the town's economic base collapsed
  9. Something used as a foundation or starting point for further work; a basis
    • - uses existing data as the base for the study
  10. A group of people regarded as supporting an organization, for example by buying its products
    • - a client base
  11. The main place where a person works or stays
    • - she makes the studio her base
  12. A place used as a center of operations by the armed forces or others; a headquarters
    • - an airbase
    • - he headed back to base
  13. A place from which a particular activity can be carried out
    • - a base for shipping operations
  14. A main or important element or ingredient to which other things are added
    • - soaps with a vegetable oil base
  15. A substance used as a foundation for makeup

  16. A substance such as water or oil into which a pigment is mixed to form paint

  17. A substance capable of reacting with an acid to form a salt and water, or (more broadly) of accepting or neutralizing hydrogen ions

  18. A purine or pyrimidine group in a nucleotide or nucleic acid

  19. The middle part of a bipolar transistor, separating the emitter from the collector

  20. The root or stem of a word or a derivative

  21. The uninflected form of a verb

  22. A number used as the basis of a numeration scale

  23. A number in terms of which other numbers are expressed as logarithms

  24. One of the four stations that must be reached in turn to score a run


  1. installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
  2. basal: serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"
  3. establish: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
  4. foundation: lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
  5. of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
  6. situate as a center of operations; "we will base this project in the new lab"
  7. A column in structural engineering is a vertical structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below. For the purpose of wind or earthquake engineering, columns may be designed to resist lateral forces. ...
  8. A baseball field, also called a ball field or a baseball diamond, is the field upon which the game of baseball is played. The terms "baseball field" and "ball field" are also often used as synonyms for ballpark.
  9. In chemistry, a base is most commonly thought of as an aqueous substance that can accept hydronium ions. Bases are also the oxides or hydroxides of metals. A soluble base is also often referred to as an alkali if hydroxide ions are involved. ...
  10. A dress shirt (in American English), or simply shirt (also button-front, button-up, or button-down shirt) is a shirt with a collar, a full-length opening at the front from the collar to the hem, and sleeves with cuffs. Dress shirts are predominantly used by men, since women usually wear blouses. ...
  11. The Genetix are fictional characters, a team of superheroes appearing in comic books published by the Marvel UK imprint of Marvel Comics. The team was created by Andy Lanning, Graham Marks and Phil Gascoine.
  12. Base is an international design, communications, audiovisual, copywriting and publishing firm established in 1993.
  13. Something from which other things extend; a foundation. A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object; The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; (Basis); A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material; The place where decisions for an ...
  14. (0-based) Refers to the system's indexing beginning with the number 0 (zero, instead of the number 1 [one]).
  15. (BASED) PL/I storage class, meaning "found by following a pointer." The way this language construct dovetails with the 645 hardware's pointer registers is elegant and compelling. ...
  16. (Based) Excella Gionne (the host) and many Majini corpses (biomass)
  17. (Bases) chemical materials with a pH higher than 7 like alkalis, caustics, calcium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorite.
  18. (bases) The 12 of the perceptual process: āyatana (q.v.).
  19. (Bases) Compounds that read with acids to form salts plus water. Alkalis are water soluble bases used in petroleum refining to remove acidic impurities. ...
  20. (Bases) the molecular building blocks of DNA and RNA: adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G), thymine (T), and in RNA only, uracil (U). In DNA, A attaches only to T, and C attaches only to G. In RNA, A attaches only to U, and C attaches only to G.
  21. (bases) Substances that readily bond with hydrogen ions in an aqueous solution.
  22. (BASES (Basket Adjusting Structured Equity Securities)) BASES are principal-protected, non-interest bearing, callable notes based on the performance of a basket of 10 equally-weighted stocks. ...
  23. (BASES) In glaze chemistry, the fluxes or melting agents which are combined with acids (glass-formers) and neutrals (refractories).
  24. (Bases) A class of compounds that are "opposite" to acids, in that they neutralize acids. Weak bases are used in cooking (baking soda) and cleaners. Strong bases can be corrosive, or "caustic". ...
  25. (Bases) can be divided into five main sub-classes depending on how they function within the sentence and in relation to each other and the particles.