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Synonyms for base

Synonyms for base

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a fundamental principle or underlying concept

a center of organization, supply, or activity

the main part of a word to which affixes are attached

having or proceeding from low moral standards

lacking high station or birth

Synonyms for base

the bottom or lowest part

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(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

a lower limit

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

a support or foundation

any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed

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the most important or necessary part of something

(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

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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

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

the principal ingredient of a mixture

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a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

use as a basis for

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situate as a center of operations

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use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

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serving as or forming a base

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

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(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal

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not adhering to ethical or moral principles

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having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

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illegitimate

debased

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This value represents the bicarbonate ion concentration in the fluid corrected to a normal PCO2 of 40 mmHg and, in much the same way as base excess, describes the metabolic component of a patient's acid-base balance.
74), roughly on a par with cord arterial pH and 5-min Apgar score, but it significantly underperformed compared with base excess (DeLong statistic, P <0.
Unmeasured anions identified by the Fencl-Stewart method predict mortality better than base excess, anion gap, and lactate in patients in the pediatric intensive care unit.
1, a base excess less than -10, a 5-minute Apgar score of less than 7, and neonatal ICU (NICU) admission.
Her condition deteriorated, with generalised peritonitis, a very high base excess (-12.
0 or a base excess of -12 or higher in cord or venous blood taken from newborns within 60 min of birth, or the need for resuscitation at birth and/or for positive pressure ventilation (>3 min) (15).
The indications for DCS were major multiple and complex injuries, evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), a base excess greater than 10, a core temperature less than 35[degrees]c, and transfusion of more than 10 units of blood.
The present research demonstrated that urinary pH can be used, with high accuracy, to predict the base excess values in cattle with experimentally acute rumen lactic acidosis.