Base

Base or BASE may refer to:

In computing:

  • BASE (search engine), Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
  • Basically Available, Soft state, Eventual consistency (BASE), a consistency model
  • Google Base, an online database provided by Google
  • OpenOffice.org Base, OpenOffice.org's database module, also known as ooBase
  • , an HTML element

In mathematics:

  • Base (geometry), a side of a plane figure (for example a triangle)
  • Base (group theory), a sequence of distinct elements of a set
  • Base (exponentiation), the number b in an expression of the form bn
  • Base (topology), a topological space
  • Radix or base, the number of distinct digits in a positional numeral system

In science:

  • Base (chemistry), a substance that can accept hydrogen ions (protons)
  • Beta-alumina solid electrolyte, a fast ion conductor material
  • Base of the heart, a portion of the heart opposite the apex of the heart
  • An attribute to medication in uncombined form, for example erythromycin base

In other uses:

  • Base (baseball), the first, second, and third base on a baseball diamond
  • Base (company), an international design, communications, audiovisual, copywriting and publishing firm
  • Base (politics), a group of voters who almost always support a single party's candidates
  • Base, Maharashtra, village in India
  • BASE (mobile), a Belgian mobile telecommunications operator
  • Bedini Audio Spectral Enhancer, an audio signal processor used in the early 1990s
  • Cooking base, a concentrated flavouring compound
  • Binder (material), a material that holds paint or other materials together
  • Foundation (cosmetics), a cosmetic applied to the face
  • Foundation (architecture), the lowest and supporting layer of a structure
  • Military base, or non-military base, which provides shelter, military equipment and personnel
  • Pedestal, a supporting feature of a statue or other item
  • Budapest Aircraft Services' callsign
  • Bible Archaeology Search and Exploration Institute
  • Backward Society Education, a Nepali non-governmental organization.
  • Base, a type of connection on a transistor
  • Base, a position in some cheerleading stunts

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Famous quotes containing the word base:

    Shall we now
    Contaminate our fingers with base bribes,
    And sell the mighty space of our large honors
    For so much trash as may be grasped thus?
    I had rather be a dog and bay the moon
    Than such a Roman.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    They must to keep their certainty accuse
    All that are different of a base intent;
    Pull down established honour; hawk for news
    Whatever their loose phantasy invent
    And murmur it with bated breath....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action.
    Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)