Definition: installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
Definition: lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
Definition: a place that the runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag"
Definition: the bottom or lowest part; "the base of the mountain"
Definition: (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment; "the base of the skull"
Definition: the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
Definition: a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
Definition: any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
Definition: the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed; "the base of the triangle"
Definition: the most important or necessary part of something; "the basis of this drink is orange juice"
Definition: (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
Definition: a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
Definition: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
Definition: the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
Definition: the principal ingredient of a mixture; "glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments"; "he told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green"; "everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base"
Definition: a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base"
Definition: (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
Definition: Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
Definition: The game of prisoners' bars.
Definition: Alternative form of BASE
Definition: Acronym of building, antenna-tower, span, earth.
Definition: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
Definition: situate as a center of operations; "we will base this project in the new lab"
Definition: To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.
Definition: serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"
Definition: of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
Definition: (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal; "base coins of aluminum"; "a base metal"
Definition: not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
Definition: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke; "taking a mean advantage"; "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare; "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"
Definition: debased; not genuine; "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage"
Definition: Low in height; short.