Translation of "base" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /beɪs/

B2 the bottom part of something, or the part something rests on

temel, taban, kaide
I felt a sharp pain at the base of my thumb.

the most important part of something, from which other things can develop

esas, temel, asıl
a solid economic base

B2 the main place where a person lives or works, or from where they do things

çalışma ve yaşama alanı, yeri
Keswick is an excellent base for exploring the Lake District.

B2 a place where people in the army or navy live and work

üs, askeri üs
an American Air Force base

the place where the main work of an organization is done

ana karargâh, ana merkez
The company's European base is in Frankfurt.

the main substance in a mixture

karışımın ana hammadesi
paints with an oil base

one of the four places in baseball that a player must run to in order to win a point

beyzbolda bir oyuncunun mutlaka ulaşması gereken noktalardan biri

a chemical substance with a pH (= measure of how acid something is)of more than 7


a number that is used as the most important unit in a system of counting:

The binary system of counting uses base 2.

(Translation of “base noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)