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Base vs. Evil — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Base and Evil

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Base

The lowest part or edge of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported
She sat down at the base of a tree
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Evil, in a general sense, is defined by what it is not—the opposite or absence of good. It can be an extremely broad concept, although in everyday usage it is often more narrowly used to talk about profound wickedness.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A conceptual structure or entity on which something draws or depends
The town's economic base collapsed
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Morally bad or wrong; wicked
An evil tyrant.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A place used as a centre of operations by the armed forces or others; a headquarters
He headed back to base
Mar 17, 2022
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Evil

Causing ruin, injury, or pain; harmful
The evil effects of a poor diet.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A main or important element or ingredient to which other things are added
Soaps with a vegetable oil base
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Characterized by or indicating future misfortune; ominous
Evil omens.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A substance capable of reacting with an acid to form a salt and water, or (more broadly) of accepting or neutralizing hydrogen ions.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Bad or blameworthy by report; infamous
An evil reputation.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The middle part of a bipolar transistor, separating the emitter from the collector.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Characterized by anger or spite; malicious
An evil temper.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The root or stem of a word or a derivative.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

The quality of being morally bad or wrong; wickedness.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A number used as the basis of a numeration scale.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction
A leader's power to do both good and evil.
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Base

Each of the four stations that must be reached in turn to score a run.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

An evil force, power, or personification.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

Use (something specified) as the foundation or starting point for something
Entitlement will be based on income
The film is based on a novel by Pat Conroy
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Something that is a cause or source of suffering, injury, or destruction
The social evils of poverty and injustice.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

Situate at a specified place as the centre of operations
A London-based band
The Science Policy Review Unit is based at the University of Sussex
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

In an evil manner.
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Base

Without moral principles; ignoble
The electorate's baser instincts of greed and selfishness
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Evil

Intending to harm; malevolent.
An evil plot to brainwash and even kill innocent people
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Base

Denoting or befitting a person of low social class.
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Evil

Morally corrupt.
If something is evil, it is never mandatory.
Do you think that companies that engage in animal testing are evil?
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(of coins or other articles) not made of precious metal
The basest coins in the purse were made in the 620s AD
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Evil

Unpleasant, foul (of odour, taste, mood, weather, etc.).
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Base

The lowest or bottom part
The base of a cliff.
The base of a lamp.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or calamity; unpropitious; calamitous.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

(obsolete) Having harmful qualities; not good; worthless or deleterious.
An evil beast; an evil plant; an evil crop
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Base

The point of attachment of such an organ.
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Evil

Undesirable; harmful; bad practice.
Global variables are evil; storing processing context in object member variables allows those objects to be reused in a much more flexible way.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A supporting part or layer; a foundation
A skyscraper built on a base of solid rock.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Moral badness; wickedness; malevolence; the forces or behaviors that are the opposite or enemy of good.
The evils of society include murder and theft.
Evil lacks spirituality, hence its need for mind control.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A basic or underlying element; infrastructure
The nation's industrial base.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Something which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; something which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; harm; injury; mischief.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The fundamental principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

(obsolete) A malady or disease; especially in combination, as in king's evil, colt evil.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A fundamental ingredient; a chief constituent
A paint with an oil base.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

(obsolete) wickedly, evilly, iniquitously
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Base

The fact, observation, or premise from which a reasoning process is begun.
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Evil

(obsolete) injuriously, harmfully; in a damaging way.
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Base

(Games) A starting point, safety area, or goal.
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Evil

(obsolete) badly, poorly; in an insufficient way.
It went evil with him.
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Base

(Baseball) Any one of the four corners of an infield, marked by a bag or plate, that must be touched by a runner before a run can be scored.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Having qualities tending to injury and mischief; having a nature or properties which tend to badness; mischievous; not good; worthless or deleterious; poor; as, an evil beast; and evil plant; an evil crop.
A good tree can not bring forth evil fruit.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A center of organization, supply, or activity; a headquarters.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Having or exhibiting bad moral qualities; morally corrupt; wicked; wrong; vicious; as, evil conduct, thoughts, heart, words, and the like.
Ah, what a sign it is of evil life,When death's approach is seen so terrible.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The portion of a social organization, especially a political party, consisting of the most dedicated or motivated members.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or calamity; unpropitious; calamitous; as, evil tidings; evil arrows; evil days.
Because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel.
The owl shrieked at thy birth - an evil sign.
Evil news rides post, while good news baits.
It almost led him to believe in the evil eye.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A fortified center of operations.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm; - opposed to good.
Evils which our own misdeeds have wrought.
The evil that men do lives after them.
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Base

A supply center for a large force of military personnel.
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Evil

Moral badness, or the deviation of a moral being from the principles of virtue imposed by conscience, or by the will of the Supreme Being, or by the principles of a lawful human authority; disposition to do wrong; moral offence; wickedness; depravity.
The heart of the sons of men is full of evil.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A facial cosmetic used to even out the complexion or provide a surface for other makeup; a foundation.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Malady or disease; especially in the phrase king's evil, the scrofula.
He [Edward the Confessor] was the first that touched for the evil.
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Base

(Architecture) The lowest part of a structure, such as a wall, considered as a separate unit
The base of a column.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

In an evil manner; not well; ill; badly; unhappily; injuriously; unkindly.
It went evil with his house.
The Egyptians evil entreated us, and affected us.
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Base

(Heraldry) The lower part of a shield.
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Evil

Morally objectionable behavior
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Base

(Linguistics) A morpheme or morphemes regarded as a form to which affixes or other bases may be added.
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Evil

That which causes harm or destruction or misfortune;
The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones
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Base

The side or face of a geometric figure to which an altitude is or is thought to be drawn.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice;
Attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The number that is raised to various powers to generate the principal counting units of a number system. The base of the decimal system, for example, is 10.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Morally bad or wrong;
Evil purposes
An evil influence
Evil deeds
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Base

The number raised to the logarithm of a designated number in order to produce that designated number; the number at which a chosen logarithmic scale has the value 1.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Having the nature of vice
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Base

A line used as a reference for measurement or computations.
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Evil

Tending to cause great harm
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Base

Any of a class of compounds whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a bitter taste, a slippery feel, the ability to turn litmus blue, and the ability to react with acids to form salts.
Mar 17, 2022

Evil

Having or exerting a malignant influence;
Malevolent stars
A malefic force
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A substance that yields hydroxide ions when dissolved in water.
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Base

A substance that can act as a proton acceptor.
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Base

A substance that can donate a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond.
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Base

The region in a transistor between the emitter and the collector.
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Base

The electrode attached to this region.
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Base

One of the nitrogen-containing purines (adenine and guanine) or pyrimidines (cytosine, thymine, and uracil) that occurs attached to the sugar component of DNA or RNA.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A bass singer or voice.
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Base

Forming or serving as a base
A base layer of soil.
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Base

Situated at or near the base or bottom
A base camp for the mountain climbers.
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Base

(Chemistry) Of, relating to, or containing a base.
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Base

Having or showing a lack of decency; contemptible, mean-spirited, or selfish.
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Base

Being a metal that is of little value.
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Base

Containing such metals
Base coins.
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Base

(Archaic) Of low birth, rank, or position.
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Base

(Obsolete) Short in stature.
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Base

To form or provide a base for
Based the new company in Portland.
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Base

To find a basis for; establish
Based her conclusions on the report.
A film based on a best-selling novel.
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Base

To assign to a base; station
Troops based in the Middle East.
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Base

Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
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Base

A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object.
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Base

The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; basis.
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Base

A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
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Base

The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

A basic but essential component or ingredient.
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Base

A substance used as a mordant in dyeing.
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Base

(cosmetics) Foundation: a cosmetic cream to make the face appear uniform.
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Base

(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.
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Base

Important areas in games and sports.
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Base

A safe zone in the children's games of tag and hide-and-go-seek.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(baseball) One of the four places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out when the ball is in play.
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Base

(architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
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Base

A nucleotide's nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer.
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Base

(botany) The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ where it is attached to its support.
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Base

(electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(geometry) The lowest side of a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
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Base

(heraldry) The lowest third of a shield or escutcheon.
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Base

(heraldry) The lower part of the field. See escutcheon.
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Base

(mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.
The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.
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Base

(mathematics) radix.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
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Base

(topology) A topological space, looked at in relation to one of its covering spaces, fibrations, or bundles.
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Base

(group theory) A sequence of elements not jointly stabilized by any nontrivial group element.
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Base

In hand-to-hand balance, the person who supports the flyer; the person that remains in contact with the ground.
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Base

(linguistics) A morpheme (or morphemes) that serves as a basic foundation on which affixes can be attached.
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Base

(music) bass
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Base

The smallest kind of cannon.
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Base

(archaic) The housing of a horse.
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Base

A kind of skirt (often of velvet or brocade, but sometimes of mail or other armour) which hung from the middle to about the knees, or lower.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(obsolete) The lower part of a robe or petticoat.
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Base

(obsolete) An apron.
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Base

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.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(politics) A group of voters who almost always support a single party's candidates for elected office.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

(Marxism) The forces and relations of production that produce the necessities and amenities of life.
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Base

A material that holds paint or other materials together; a binder.
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Base

(aviation) base leg
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Base

(slang) freebase cocaine
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Base

The game of prisoners' bars.
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Base

Alternative form of BASE
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Base

(transitive) To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.
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Base

(transitive) To be located (at a particular place).
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Base

To act as a base; to be the person supporting the flyer.
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Base

(slang) To freebase.
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Base

(obsolete) Low in height; short.
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Base

Low in place or position.
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Base

(obsolete) Of low value or degree.
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Base

(archaic) Of low social standing or rank; vulgar, common.
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Base

Morally reprehensible, immoral; cowardly.
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Base

Inferior; unworthy, of poor quality.
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Base

(of a metal) Not considered precious or noble.
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Base

Alloyed with inferior metal; debased.
Base coin
Base bullion
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Base

(obsolete) Of illegitimate birth; bastard.
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Base

Not classical or correct.
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Base

Obsolete form of bass
The base tone of a violin
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Base

(legal) Not held by honourable service.
A base estate is one held by services not honourable, or held by villenage. Such a tenure is called base, or low, and the tenant is a base tenant.
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Base

Of little, or less than the usual, height; of low growth; as, base shrubs.
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Base

Low in place or position.
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Base

Of humble birth; or low degree; lowly; mean.
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Base

Illegitimate by birth; bastard.
Why bastard? wherefore base?
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Base

Of little comparative value, as metal inferior to gold and silver, the precious metals.
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Base

Alloyed with inferior metal; debased; as, base coin; base bullion.
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Base

Morally low. Hence: Low-minded; unworthy; without dignity of sentiment; ignoble; mean; illiberal; menial; as, a base fellow; base motives; base occupations.
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Base

Not classical or correct.
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Base

Deep or grave in sound; as, the base tone of a violin.
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Base

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.
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Base

The bottom of anything, considered as its support, or that on which something rests for support; the foundation; as, the base of a statue.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

Fig.: The fundamental or essential part of a thing; the essential principle; a groundwork.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The lower part of a wall, pier, or column, when treated as a separate feature, usually in projection, or especially ornamented.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

That extremity of a leaf, fruit, etc., at which it is attached to its support.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The positive, or non-acid 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.
Mar 17, 2022

Base

The chief ingredient in a compound.
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Base

A substance used as a mordant.
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Base

The exterior side of the polygon, or that imaginary line which connects the salient angles of two adjacent bastions.
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Base

The line or surface constituting that part of a figure on which it is supposed to stand.
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Base

The number from which a mathematical table is constructed; as, the base of a system of logarithms.
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Base

A low, or deep, sound. (Mus.) (a) The lowest part; the deepest male voice. (b) One who sings, or the instrument which plays, base.
The trebles squeak for fear, the bases roar.
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Base

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.
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Base

The smallest kind of cannon.
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Base

That part of an organ by which it is attached to another more central organ.
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Base

The basal plane of a crystal.
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Base

The ground mass of a rock, especially if not distinctly crystalline.
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Base

The lower part of the field. See Escutcheon.
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Base

The housing of a horse.
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Base

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.
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Base

The lower part of a robe or petticoat.
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Base

An apron.
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Base

The point or line from which a start is made; a starting place or a goal in various games.
To their appointed base they went.
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Base

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.
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Base

A rustic play; - called also prisoner's base, prison base, or bars.
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Base

Any one of the four bounds which mark the circuit of the infield.
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Base

To put on a base or basis; to lay the foundation of; to found, as an argument or conclusion; - used with on or upon.
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Base

To abase; to let, or cast, down; to lower.
If any . . . based his pike.
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Base

To reduce the value of; to debase.
Metals which we can not base.
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Base

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
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Base

Installation from which a military force initiates operations;
The attack wiped out our forward bases
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Base

Lowest support of a structure;
It was built on a base of solid rock
He stood at the foot of the tower
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Base

Place that runner must touch before scoring;
He scrambled to get back to the bag
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Base

(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place;
10 is the radix of the decimal system
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Base

The bottom or lowest part;
The base of the mountain
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Base

(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment;
The base of the skull
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Base

A lower limit;
The government established a wage floor
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Base

The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained;
The whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture
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Base

A support or foundation;
The base of the lamp
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Base

The bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed;
The base of the triangle
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Base

The most important or necessary part of something;
The basis of this drink is orange juice
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Base

The place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
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Base

An intensely anti-western terrorist network that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist group; has cells in more than 50 countries
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Base

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed;
Thematic vowels are part of the stem
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Base

The stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area;
The industrial base of Japan
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Base

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
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Base

A flat bottom on which something is intended to sit;
A tub should sit on its own base
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Base

(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
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Base

Use as a basis for; found on;
Base a claim on some observation
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Base

Use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
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Base

Assign to a station
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Base

Serving as or forming a base;
The painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats
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Base

(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal;
Base coins of aluminum
A base metal
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Base

Of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense);
Baseborn wretches with dirty faces
Of humble (or lowly) birth
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Base

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
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Base

Having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality;
That liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble
Taking a mean advantage
Chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort
Something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics
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Base

Illegitimate
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Base

Debased; not genuine;
An attempt to eliminate the base coinage
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