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Base ^{1}Definition: Of little, or less than the usual, height; of low growth; as, base shrubs.
Base ^{2}Definition: Low in place or position. Base ^{3}Definition: Of humble birth; or low degree; lowly; mean.
Base ^{4}Definition: Illegitimate by birth; bastard. Base ^{5}Definition: Of little comparative value, as metal inferior to gold and silver, the precious metals. Base ^{6}Definition: Alloyed with inferior metal; debased; as, base coin; base bullion. Base ^{7}Definition: Morally low. Hence: Lowminded; unworthy; without dignity of sentiment; ignoble; mean; illiberal; menial; as, a base fellow; base motives; base occupations. Base ^{8}Definition: Not classical or correct. Base ^{9}Definition: Deep or grave in sound; as, the base tone of a violin. Base ^{10}Definition: Not held by honorable service; as, a base estate, one held by services not honorable; held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant, a base tenant. Base ^{11}Definition: The bottom of anything, considered as its support, or that on which something rests for support; the foundation; as, the base of a statue. Base ^{12}Definition: Fig.: The fundamental or essential part of a thing; the essential principle; a groundwork. Base ^{13}Definition: The lower part of a wall, pier, or column, when treated as a separate feature, usually in projection, or especially ornamented. Base ^{14}Definition: The lower part of a complete architectural design, as of a monument; also, the lower part of any elaborate piece of furniture or decoration. Base ^{15}Definition: That extremity of a leaf, fruit, etc., at which it is attached to its support. Base ^{16}Definition: The positive, or nonacid component of a salt; a substance which, combined with an acid, neutralizes the latter and forms a salt; applied also to the hydroxides of the positive elements or radicals, and to certain organic bodies resembling them in their property of forming salts with acids. Base ^{17}Definition: The chief ingredient in a compound. Base ^{18}Definition: A substance used as a mordant. Base ^{19}Definition: The exterior side of the polygon, or that imaginary line which connects the salient angles of two adjacent bastions. Base ^{20}Definition: The line or surface constituting that part of a figure on which it is supposed to stand. Base ^{21}Definition: The number from which a mathematical table is constructed; as, the base of a system of logarithms. Base ^{22}Definition: A low, or deep, sound. (Mus.) (a) The lowest part; the deepest male voice. (b) One who sings, or the instrument which plays, base. Base ^{23}Definition: A place or tract of country, protected by fortifications, or by natural advantages, from which the operations of an army proceed, forward movements are made, supplies are furnished, etc. Base ^{24}Definition: The smallest kind of cannon. Base ^{25}Definition: That part of an organ by which it is attached to another more central organ. Base ^{26}Definition: The basal plane of a crystal. Base ^{27}Definition: The ground mass of a rock, especially if not distinctly crystalline. Base ^{28}Definition: The lower part of the field. See Escutcheon. Base ^{29}Definition: The housing of a horse. Base ^{30}Definition: A kind of skirt often of velvet or brocade, but sometimes of mailed armor) which hung from the middle to about the knees, or lower. Base ^{31}Definition: The lower part of a robe or petticoat. Base ^{32}Definition: An apron. Base ^{33}Definition: The point or line from which a start is made; a starting place or a goal in various games. Base ^{34}Definition: A line in a survey which, being accurately determined in length and position, serves as the origin from which to compute the distances and positions of any points or objects connected with it by a system of triangles. Base ^{35}Definition: Any one of the four bounds which mark the circuit of the infield. Base ^{36}Definition: To put on a base or basis; to lay the foundation of; to found, as an argument or conclusion; used with on or upon. Base ^{37}Definition: To abase; to let, or cast, down; to lower. Base ^{38}Definition: To reduce the value of; to debase. base ^{39}Definition: a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp" base ^{40}Definition: place that runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag" base ^{41}Definition: (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector base ^{42}Definition: installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases" base ^{43}Definition: a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base" base ^{44}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" base ^{45}Definition: lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower" base ^{46}Definition: the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan" base ^{47}Definition: the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture" base ^{48}Definition: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem" base ^{49}Definition: a lower limit; "the government established a wage floor" Base ^{50}Definition: an intensely antiwestern terrorist network that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist group; has cells in more than countries base ^{51}Definition: the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end base ^{52}Definition: (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment; "the base of the skull" base ^{53}Definition: the bottom or lowest part; "the base of the mountain" base ^{54}Definition: (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; is the radix of the decimal system" base ^{55}Definition: the most important or necessary part of something; "the basis of this drink is orange juice" base ^{56}Definition: the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed; "the base of the triangle" base ^{57}Definition: any of various watersoluble 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" base ^{58}Definition: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation" base ^{59}Definition: assign to a station base ^{60}Definition: use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes base ^{61}Definition: debased; not genuine; "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage" base ^{62}Definition: illegitimate base ^{63}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 vulga base ^{64}Definition: of low birth or station (`base'' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth" base ^{65}Definition: serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats" base ^{66}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" base ^{67}Definition: (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal; "base coins of aluminum"; "a base metal"


