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Engelsk tillægsord: base

1. base serving as or forming a base


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basal


Termer med lignende betydningbasic


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incidental, incident

2. base of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBaseborn wretches with dirty faces.
Of humble (or lowly) birth.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baseborn, humble, lowly


Termer med lignende betydninglowborn


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)noble

3. base (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBase coins of aluminum.
A base metal.


Termer med lignende betydninginferior


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)superior

4. base not adhering to ethical or moral principles


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBase and unpatriotic motives.
A base, degrading way of life.
Cheating is dishonorable.
They considered colonialism immoral.
Unethical practices in handling public funds.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)immoral


Termer med lignende betydningwrong


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)right

5. base having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble.
Taking a mean advantage.
Chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort.
Something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mean, meanspirited


Termer med lignende betydningignoble


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)noble

6. base illegitimate


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baseborn


Termer med lignende betydningillegitimate


Overordnet anvendelsearchaicism, archaism


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)legitimate

7. base debased; not genuine


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn attempt to eliminate the base coinage.


Termer med lignende betydningcounterfeit, imitative


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)echt, genuine


Engelsk navneord: base

1. base (om genstand) installation from which a military force initiates operations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe attack wiped out our forward bases.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)base of operations


Mindre specifikke termermilitary installation


Mere specifikke termerair base, air station, army base, firebase, navy base, rocket base


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. base (om genstand) lowest support of a structure


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was built on a base of solid rock.
He stood at the foot of the tower.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)foot, foundation, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure


Mindre specifikke termersupport


Mere specifikke termerbed, raft foundation


Omfatter disse overordnede termerconstruction, structure

3. base (om genstand) a place that the runner must touch before scoring


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe scrambled to get back to the bag.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bag


Mindre specifikke termerbaseball equipment


Mere specifikke termerfirst base, home, home base, home plate, plate, second base, third, third base


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbaseball diamond, diamond, infield

4. base (om ting) the bottom or lowest part


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe base of the mountain.


Mindre specifikke termerpart, piece

5. base (om sted) (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe base of the skull.


Mindre specifikke termerbottom


Overordnet emneområdeanatomy, general anatomy

6. base (om kommunikation) a lower limit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe government established a wage floor.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)floor


Mindre specifikke termercontrol


Mere specifikke termerprice floor, wage floor

7. base (om erkendelse) the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basis, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, groundwork


Mindre specifikke termerassumption, supposal, supposition


Mere specifikke termermeat and potatoes


Omfatter disse overordnede termerexplanation

8. base (om genstand) a support or foundation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe base of the lamp.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pedestal, stand


Mindre specifikke termersupport


Mere specifikke termerbrass monkey, staddle, trivet, trivet

9. base (om masse el. substans) a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nucleotide


Mindre specifikke termerester


Mere specifikke termerA, adenosine diphosphate, adenosine monophosphate, adenosine triphosphate, adenylic acid, ADP, AMP, ATP, base pair, C, deoxyadenosine monophosphate, deoxycytidine monophosphate, deoxyguanosine monophosphate, deoxythymidine monophosphate, G, muton, T, U, uracil

10. base (om masse el. substans) any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alkali


Mindre specifikke termerchemical compound, compound


Mere specifikke termercyanuramide, glyoxaline, imidazole, iminazole, melamine, purine, purine, pyridine, pyrimidine

11. base (om form) the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe base of the triangle.


Mindre specifikke termerflank

12. base the most important or necessary part of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe basis of this drink is orange juice.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basis


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, part, portion

13. base (om mængde el. mål) (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning10 is the radix of the decimal system.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)radix


Mindre specifikke termernumber


Overordnet emneområdenumber representation system, number system, numeration system, system of numeration

14. base (om sted) the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)home


Mindre specifikke termerlocation

15. Base (om gruppe) a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)al-Qa'ida, al-Qaeda, al-Qaida, Qaeda


Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerforeign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization


Overordnet emneområdeact of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act


Overordnet (geografisk) regionAfghanistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan

16. base (om kommunikation) (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThematic vowels are part of the stem.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)radical, root, root word, stem, theme


Mindre specifikke termerdescriptor, form, signifier, word form


Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

17. base (om genstand) the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe industrial base of Japan.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)infrastructure


Mindre specifikke termerfund, stock, store


Omfatter disse specifikke termercommunication equipment, communication system, fire station, firehouse, gas system, grid, main, penal facility, penal institution, power grid, power system, public works, school system, sewage system, sewage works, sewer system, transit, transportation, transportation system, water, water supply, water system

18. base (om genstand) the principal ingredient of a mixture


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGlycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments.
He told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green.
Everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base.


Mindre specifikke termeringredient

19. base (om genstand) a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA tub should sit on its own base.


Mindre specifikke termerbottom, underside, undersurface


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbox, lamp, vessel

20. base (om genstand) (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector


Mindre specifikke termerelectrode


Omfatter disse overordnede termerelectronic transistor, junction transistor, transistor


Overordnet emneområdeelectronics


Engelsk udsagnsord: base

1. base (om erkendelse) use as a basis for; found on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBase a claim on some observation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)establish, found, ground


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mere specifikke termerbuild

2. base (om tilstand) situate as a center of operations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe will base this project in the new lab.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerlocate, situate

3. base (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)free-base


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdo drugs, drug









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