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:

    Time, force, and death
    Do to this body what extremes you can,
    But the strong base and building of my love
    Is as the very centre of the earth,
    Drawing all things to it.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Adolescence is a time when children are supposed to move away from parents who are holding firm and protective behind them. When the parents disconnect, the children have no base to move away from or return to. They aren’t ready to face the world alone. With divorce, adolescents feel abandoned, and they are outraged at that abandonment. They are angry at both parents for letting them down. Often they feel that their parents broke the rules and so now they can too.
    Mary Pipher (20th century)

    The base emotions Plato banned
    have left a radio-active and not radiant land.
    Libby Houston (b. 1941)