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definition of the word base

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From Old French base, from Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (basis).

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Singular
base

Plural
bases

base (plural bases)

  1. Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
    1. A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object.
  2. The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; (Basis).
  3. A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
  4. The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
  5. (chemistry) Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.
  6. Important areas in games and sports
    A safe zone in the children's games of tag and hide-and-go-seek
  7. (architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
  8. (baseball) One of the three places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out.
  9. (biology, biochemistry) A nucleotide's nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer.
  10. (botany) The end of a leaf,petal or similar organ where it is attached to its support.
  11. (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a transistor.
  12. (geometry) The lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
  13. (mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.
    The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.
  14. (topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
  15. (topology) A topological space, looked at in relation to one of its covering spaces, fibrations, or bundles.


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