basenounuk /beɪs/ us /beɪs/
base noun (BOTTOM)
- Draw a perpendicular from the vertex of the triangle to its base.
- Firefighters played their hoses onto the base of the fire.
- Sand carried by the wind has hollowed out the base of the cliff.
- The doctor manipulated the base of my spine and the pain disappeared completely.
- The base of the bed was made of slats.
base noun (MAIN PLACE)
base noun (MILITARY)
- A team of commandoes got the hostages out from the rebel base.
- They radioed their base for help.
- The aircraft base is protected with specially designed shelters which are built to withstand ground and air attacks.
- Military bases were protected by captured enemy soldiers who were housed there as a human shield.
- The violence is unlikely to stop without military strikes against terrorist bases.
base noun (IN BASEBALL)
base noun (NECESSARY PART)
base noun (MAIN PART)
base noun (IN MATHEMATICS)
base noun (IN CHEMISTRY)