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base

  
[2]  
      adj  
1    devoid of honour or morality; ignoble; contemptible  
2    of inferior quality or value  
3    debased; alloyed; counterfeit  
base currency     
4      (English history)  
a    (of land tenure) held by villein or other ignoble service  
b    holding land by villein or other ignoble service  
5    Archaic   born of humble parents; plebeian  
6    Archaic   illegitimate  
      adj  
      n  
7      (Music)      an obsolete spelling of       bass  
     (C14: from Old French bas, from Late Latin bassus of low height, perhaps from Greek basson deeper)  
  basely      adv  
  baseness      n  
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base   [1]  
      n  
1    the bottom or supporting part of anything  
2    the fundamental or underlying principle or part, as of an idea, system, or organization; basis  
3   
a    a centre of operations, organization, or supply  
the climbers made a base at 8000 feet     
b    (as modifier)  
base camp     
4    a centre from which military activities are coordinated  
5    anything from which a process, as of measurement, action, or thought, is or may be begun; starting point  
the new discovery became the base for further research     
6    the main ingredient of a mixture  
to use rice as a base in cookery     
7    a chemical compound that combines with an acid to form a salt and water. A solution of a base in water turns litmus paper blue, produces hydroxyl ions, and has a pH greater than 7. Bases are metal oxides or hydroxides or amines  
   See also       Lewis base  
8    a medium such as oil or water in which the pigment is dispersed in paints, inks, etc.; vehicle  
9    the inorganic material on which the dye is absorbed in lake pigments; carrier  
10      (Biology)  
a    the part of an organ nearest to its point of attachment  
b    the point of attachment of an organ or part  
11    the bottommost layer or part of anything  
12      (Architect)  
a    the lowest division of a building or structure  
b    the lower part of a column or pier  
13       another word for       baseline       2  
14    the lower side or face of a geometric construction  
15      (Maths)  
a    the number of distinct single-digit numbers in a counting system, and so the number represented as 10 in a place-value system  
the binary system has two digits, 0 and 1, and 10 to base two represents 2         See       place-value  
b    (of a logarithm or exponential) the number whose powers are expressed  
since 1000 = 103, the logarithm of 1000 to base 10 is 3     
c    (of a mathematical structure) a substructure from which the given system can be generated  
d    the initial instance from which a generalization is proven by mathematical induction  
16      (Logic, maths, Also called)   base clause   the initial element of a recursive definition, that defines the first element of the infinite sequence generated thereby  
17      (Linguistics)  
a    a root or stem  
b       See       base component  
18      (Electronics)   the region in a transistor between the emitter and collector  
19      (Photog)   the glass, paper, or cellulose-ester film that supports the sensitized emulsion with which it is coated  
20      (Heraldry)   the lower part of the shield  
21      (Jewellery)   the quality factor used in pricing natural pearls  
22    a starting or finishing point in any of various games  
23      (Baseball)   any of the four corners of the diamond, which runners have to reach in order to score  
24    get to first base     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   to accomplish the first stage in a project or a series of objectives  
25    off base     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   wrong or badly mistaken  
26      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to make contact  
      vb  
27    tr foll by: on or upon   to use as a basis (for); found (on)  
your criticisms are based on ignorance     
28    often foll by: at or in   to station, post, or place (a person or oneself)  
     (C14: from Old French, from Latin basis pedestal; see basis)  

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vehicle  
      n  
1    any conveyance in or by which people or objects are transported, esp. one fitted with wheels  
2    a medium for the expression, communication, or achievement of ideas, information, power, etc.  
3      (Pharmacol)   a therapeutically inactive substance mixed with the active ingredient to give bulk to a medicine  
4      (Also called)    base          a painting medium, such as oil, in which pigments are suspended  
5    (in the performing arts) a play, musical composition, etc., that enables a particular performer to display his talents  
6    a rocket excluding its payload  
     (C17: from Latin vehiculum, from vehere to carry)  
  vehicular      adj  


air base  
      n   a centre from which military aircraft operate,   (Also called)    air station  
base   [1]  
      n  
1    the bottom or supporting part of anything  
2    the fundamental or underlying principle or part, as of an idea, system, or organization; basis  
3   
a    a centre of operations, organization, or supply  
the climbers made a base at 8000 feet     
b    (as modifier)  
base camp     
4    a centre from which military activities are coordinated  
5    anything from which a process, as of measurement, action, or thought, is or may be begun; starting point  
the new discovery became the base for further research     
6    the main ingredient of a mixture  
to use rice as a base in cookery     
7    a chemical compound that combines with an acid to form a salt and water. A solution of a base in water turns litmus paper blue, produces hydroxyl ions, and has a pH greater than 7. Bases are metal oxides or hydroxides or amines  
   See also       Lewis base  
8    a medium such as oil or water in which the pigment is dispersed in paints, inks, etc.; vehicle  
9    the inorganic material on which the dye is absorbed in lake pigments; carrier  
10      (Biology)  
a    the part of an organ nearest to its point of attachment  
b    the point of attachment of an organ or part  
11    the bottommost layer or part of anything  
12      (Architect)  
a    the lowest division of a building or structure  
b    the lower part of a column or pier  
13       another word for       baseline       2  
14    the lower side or face of a geometric construction  
15      (Maths)  
a    the number of distinct single-digit numbers in a counting system, and so the number represented as 10 in a place-value system  
the binary system has two digits, 0 and 1, and 10 to base two represents 2         See       place-value  
b    (of a logarithm or exponential) the number whose powers are expressed  
since 1000 = 103, the logarithm of 1000 to base 10 is 3     
c    (of a mathematical structure) a substructure from which the given system can be generated  
d    the initial instance from which a generalization is proven by mathematical induction  
16      (Logic, maths, Also called)   base clause   the initial element of a recursive definition, that defines the first element of the infinite sequence generated thereby  
17      (Linguistics)  
a    a root or stem  
b       See       base component  
18      (Electronics)   the region in a transistor between the emitter and collector  
19      (Photog)   the glass, paper, or cellulose-ester film that supports the sensitized emulsion with which it is coated  
20      (Heraldry)   the lower part of the shield  
21      (Jewellery)   the quality factor used in pricing natural pearls  
22    a starting or finishing point in any of various games  
23      (Baseball)   any of the four corners of the diamond, which runners have to reach in order to score  
24    get to first base     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   to accomplish the first stage in a project or a series of objectives  
25    off base     (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   wrong or badly mistaken  
26      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to make contact  
      vb  
27    tr foll by: on or upon   to use as a basis (for); found (on)  
your criticisms are based on ignorance     
28    often foll by: at or in   to station, post, or place (a person or oneself)  
     (C14: from Old French, from Latin basis pedestal; see basis)  
base   [2]  
      adj  
1    devoid of honour or morality; ignoble; contemptible  
2    of inferior quality or value  
3    debased; alloyed; counterfeit  
base currency     
4      (English history)  
a    (of land tenure) held by villein or other ignoble service  
b    holding land by villein or other ignoble service  
5    Archaic   born of humble parents; plebeian  
6    Archaic   illegitimate  
      adj  
      n  
7      (Music)      an obsolete spelling of       bass  
     (C14: from Old French bas, from Late Latin bassus of low height, perhaps from Greek basson deeper)  
  basely      adv  
  baseness      n  
base component  
      n   the system of rules in a transformational grammar that specify the deep structure of the language  
base hospital  
      n     (Austral)   a hospital serving a large rural area  
base jumping  
      n   a sport in which a participant parachutes from any of a variety of fixed objects such as high buildings, cliffs, etc.  
     (C20: b(uilding), a(ntennae), s(pan, and) e(arthbound object))  
base level  
      n   the lowest level to which a land surface can be eroded by streams, which is, ultimately, sea level  
base load  
      n   the more or less constant part of the total load on an electrical power-supply system  
   Compare       peak load  
base metal  
      n   any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum  
base pairing  
      n     (Biochem)   the hydrogen bonding that occurs between complementary nitrogenous bases in the two polynucleotide chains of a DNA molecule  
base period  
      n     (Statistics)   a neutral period used as a standard for comparison in constructing an index to express a variable factor: 100 is usually taken as the index number for the variable in the base period  
base rate  
      n  
1      (Brit)   the rate of interest used by individual commercial banks as a basis for their lending rates  
2      (Brit)  
informal   the rate at which the Bank of England lends to the discount houses, which effectively controls the interest rates charged throughout the banking system  
3      (Statistics)   the average number of times an event occurs divided by the average number of times on which it might occur  
base rate fallacy  
      n     (Statistics)   the tendency, when making judgments of the probability with which an event will occur, to ignore the base rate and to concentrate on other information  
base station  
      n   a fixed transmitter that forms part of an otherwise mobile radio network  
base unit  
      n     (Physics)   any of the fundamental units in a system of measurement. The base SI units are the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole  
first base  
      n  
1      (Baseball)  
a    the base that a runner must reach safely to score a hit, and the first of the three bases he must reach safely on the way to home plate in order to score a run  
b    the fielding position nearest this base  
2    get to first base  
Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to accomplish the first step of an undertaking  
leuco base  
      n   a colourless compound formed by reducing a dye so that the original dye can be regenerated by oxidation  
Lewis base  
      n   a substance capable of donating a pair of electrons to an acid to form a covalent bond  
   Compare       Lewis acid  
     (C20: named after G. N. Lewis; see Lewis acid)  
prisoner's base  
      n   a children's game involving two teams, members of which chase and capture each other to increase the number of children in their own base  
Schiff base  
      n   the product of the chemical association of an aldehyde with a primary amine  
     (C19: named after Hugo Schiff (1834--1915), German chemist)  

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base

  
[1]  
      n  
1    bed, bottom, foot, foundation, groundwork, pedestal, rest, stand, support  
2    basis, core, essence, essential, fundamental, heart, key, origin, principle, root, source  
3    camp, centre, headquarters, home, post, settlement, starting point, station  
      vb  
4    build, construct, depend, derive, establish, found, ground, hinge, locate, station  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    apex, crest, crown, peak, summit, top, vertex  

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base   [2]  
      adj  
1    abject, contemptible, corrupt, depraved, despicable, dishonourable, disreputable, evil, ignoble, immoral, infamous, scandalous, shameful, sordid, vile, villainous, vulgar, wicked  
2    downtrodden, grovelling, low, lowly, mean, menial, miserable, paltry, pitiful, poor, servile, slavish, sorry, subservient, worthless, wretched  
3    adulterated, alloyed, counterfeit, debased, fake, forged, fraudulent, impure, inferior, pinchbeck, spurious  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    admirable, good, honest, honourable, just, moral, noble, pure, rare, righteous, upright, valuable, virtuous  
2    lofty, noble  
3    pure, unalloyed  

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