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Base can mean:

  • as a noun:
    • In mathematics:
    • In sport:
    • In architecture:
      • The bottom of a building or other structure
      • A part of some types of column, below the shaft
      • A pedestal, supporting a statue or other item
    • A defined area that contains shelter, equipment, and resources:
      • a place which helps people live in a hostile environment, such as a Moon base or a base in Antarctica
      • a Military base, which provides shelter, military equipment and personnel
    • Other uses:
      • In a transistor, the base is the controlling connection to the junction.
      • Islamic Extremist group Al-Qaeda is literally translated into English as 'The Base.'
      • Base (chemistry), the "opposite" of acid, sometimes known as an alkali
  • as a verb
    • Made from the ideas of... Developed from... First known as...
    • In sport:

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