base (plural bases)

  1. foundation
  2. starting point
  3. (architecture), the lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement
  4. (geometry) the lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron
  5. a chemical compound that will neutralize an acid by donating electrons (NOTE: this is a circular definition, somebody please clear this up.)
  6. a permanent structure for housing a military
  7. headquarters, the place where decisions for an organization are made
  8. (biology), (biochemistry) a nucleotide"s nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer
  9. (baseball) one of the three places that a runner can stand in safety
  10. A safe zone in the children"s games of tag and hide-and-go-seek
  11. The name of the controlling terminal of a transistor.


  • (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid): alkali


  • (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid): [[acid]]

4 letters in word "base": A B E S.

Anagrams of base:

Words found within base:

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