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base noun

  /beɪs/ , /beːs/
  • (chemistry) Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds that turn red litmus blue and react with acids to form salts.
  • Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
baza, podstawa, fundament
  • A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
  • (baseball) One of the four places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out when the ball is in play.
baza, zasada
  • The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; basis.
  • The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
  • (architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
  • (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).
  • (geometry) The lowest side of a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
  • (topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
  • (linguistics) A morpheme (or morphemes) that serves as a basic foundation on which affixes can be attached.
  • (mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.

base verb

  /beɪs/ , /beːs/
  • (transitive) To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.
  • (transitive) To be located (at a particular place).

basis noun

  /ˈbeɪ.sɪs/ , /ˈbæɪ.sɪs/
  • A starting point, base or foundation for an argument or hypothesis.

based adjective

  • (slang, of a person) Not caring what others think about one's personality, style, or behavior; focused on maintaining individuality.


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