- "The skyscraper was built on a base of solid rock"
- "The industrial base of a nation"
- "The industrial base of Japan has shifted from light industries to heavy industries"
- "The messianic idea is the base of the revolutionary idea"
- "the base of the army"
- "The goal area is defined by the two white lines located at the base"
- mållinje [ sport ]
- "I did not see anything happening at the base of the building"
- fundament [ byggnadskonst ]
- "A cone is a shape whose base is a circle"
installation from which a military force initiates operations
- "It was an old naval base"
- "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
- bas [ militärväsen ]
- [ militärväsen ]
the bottom or lowest part
- "the base of the mountain"
- fot [ bildligt ]
The part of an organ nearest its point of attachment:
- ""the base of the skull""
- bas [ anatomi ]
any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
- "The base and the acid"
- "If the base of the triangle is doubled, how does the area change?"
- "A salt is formed when an acid and a base are mixed"
- "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
- bas [ kemi ]
- [ kemi ]
the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
- "The base of the pyramid"
- "the base of the triangle"
(in a digital numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
- bas [ matematik ]
the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
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"
a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
- "a tub should sit on its own base"
- botten Ungefär [ ALLMÄNT ]
(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
of low birth or station legitimate
- "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"
(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal debased; not genuine
- "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage"
- "a base metal"
- "base coins of aluminum"
not adhering to ethical or moral principles having or showing a meanspirited lack of honor or morality
- "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble - Edmund Burke"
- "a base, degrading way of life"
- "base and unpatriotic motives"