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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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