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Vase vs. Base

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  • Vase (noun)

    An upright open container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.

  • Vase (noun)

    The body of the Corinthian capital.

  • Base (noun)

    Something from which other things extend; a foundation.

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

    A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.

  • Base (noun)

    The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.

  • Base (noun)

    A basic but essential component or ingredient.

  • Base (noun)

    A substance used as a mordant in dyeing.

  • Base (noun)

    Foundation: a cosmetic cream to make the face appear uniform.

  • Base (noun)

    Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.

  • Base (noun)

    Important areas in games and sports.

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

    The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

    The name of the controlling terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).

  • Base (noun)

    The lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.

  • Base (noun)

    The lowest third of a shield or escutcheon.

  • Base (noun)

    The lower part of the field. See escutcheon.

  • Base (noun)

    A number raised to the power of an exponent.

    "The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3."

  • Base (noun)

    synonym of radix.

  • Base (noun)

    The set of sets from which a topology is generated.

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

    dated form of bass

  • Base (noun)

    The smallest kind of cannon.

  • Base (noun)

    The housing of a horse.

  • Base (noun)

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

  • Base (noun)

    The lower part of a robe or petticoat.

  • Base (noun)

    An apron.

  • Base (noun)

    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 (noun)

    The game of prisoners' bars. from 15th c.

  • Base (verb)

    To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.

  • Base (verb)

    To be located (at a particular place).

  • Base (verb)

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

  • Base (adjective)

    Low in height; short.

  • Base (adjective)

    Low in place or position.

  • Base (adjective)

    Of low value or degree.

  • Base (adjective)

    Of low social standing or rank; vulgar, common.

  • Base (adjective)

    Morally reprehensible, immoral; cowardly.

  • Base (adjective)

    Inferior; unworthy, of poor quality.

  • Base (adjective)

    Designating those metals which are not classed as precious or noble.

  • Base (adjective)

    Alloyed with inferior metal; debased.

    "base coin"

    "base bullion"

  • Base (adjective)

    Of illegitimate birth; bastard.

  • Base (adjective)

    Not classical or correct.

    "base Latin"

  • Base (adjective)

    obsolete form of bass

    "the base tone of a violin"

  • Base (adjective)

    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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