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The fundamental principle on which something is founded; basis
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  1. The fundamental principle on which something is founded; basis
  2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
  3. Foundation garment
The chief constituent; the fundamental ingredient:
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  1. The chief constituent; the fundamental ingredient:
  2. An underlying circumstance or condition:
  3. A condition for relating or proceeding:
(Music) The anticipation of a dissonant tone by means of its introduction as a consonant tone in the preceding chord.
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  1. (Music) The anticipation of a dissonant tone by means of its introduction as a consonant tone in the preceding chord.
  2. (Countable) A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
  3. A substance, such as a medicine, prepared for a particular purpose.
(Geom.) The line or plane upon which a figure is thought of as resting
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  1. (Geom.) The line or plane upon which a figure is thought of as resting
  2. (Baseball) Any of the four objects at the four corners of the infield that must be reached safely one after the other to score a run: three (first base, second base, and third base) are set above the ground while the fourth (home plate) is set flush with the ground
  3. (Mathematics) The side or face of a geometric figure to which an altitude is or is thought to be drawn. The base can be, but is not always, the bottom part of the figure.
A pattern or schedule for proceeding:
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  1. A pattern or schedule for proceeding:
  2. The base, foundation, or chief supporting factor of anything
  3. A set of independent vectors whose linear combinations define a vector space, such as a reference frame used to establish a coordinate system.
A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed.
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  1. A foundation of crushed rock or a similar substance for a road or railroad; a roadbed.
  2. A small plot of cultivated or planted land:
  3. A heap of material:
The far end or part:
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  1. The far end or part:
  2. The bed or ground beneath a body of water
  3. The lowest or least favorable position:
A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations. For example, an iambic foot has an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.
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  1. A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations. For example, an iambic foot has an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.
  2. The lowest part; the bottom:
  3. The end opposite the head, top, or front:
The act of moving on foot.
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  1. The act of moving on foot.
  2. (Architecture) The supporting base or groundwork of a structure, as for a monument or wall.
  3. (Architecture, engineering) The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot; foundation.
The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
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  1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
  2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
  3. The base on which something rests; specif., the supporting part of a wall, house, etc., usually of masonry, concrete, etc., and at least partially underground
The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
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  1. The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
  2. The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
  3. An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle:
Membership in an organization, such as a legislative body or stock exchange, that is obtained by appointment, election, or purchase.
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  1. Membership in an organization, such as a legislative body or stock exchange, that is obtained by appointment, election, or purchase.
  2. A place of abode or residence, especially a large house that is part of an estate:
  3. The part on which one rests in sitting:
Any basis or foundation
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  1. Any basis or foundation
  2. (Photog.) A thin layer of material on a photographic film or plate serving as a base for the sensitive emulsion
  3. (Zool.) The ground or other solid material on which an animal moves or is fastened
Anything that serves as a support or basis
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  1. Anything that serves as a support or basis
  2. A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
  3. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
(Chem.) Any compound that can react with an acid to form a salt, the hydroxyl of the base being replaced by a negative ion: in modern theory, any substance that produces a negative ion and donates electrons to an acid to form covalent bonds: in water solution a base tastes bitter, turns red litmus paper blue, and, in dissociation theory, produces free hydroxyl ions
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  1. (Chem.) Any compound that can react with an acid to form a salt, the hydroxyl of the base being replaced by a negative ion: in modern theory, any substance that produces a negative ion and donates electrons to an acid to form covalent bonds: in water solution a base tastes bitter, turns red litmus paper blue, and, in dissociation theory, produces free hydroxyl ions
  2. A basic or underlying element; infrastructure:
  3. The fundamental principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis.
A set of independent vectors whose linear combinations define a vector space, such as a reference frame used to establish a coordinate system.
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  1. A set of independent vectors whose linear combinations define a vector space, such as a reference frame used to establish a coordinate system.
  2. An underlying circumstance or condition:
  3. A condition for relating or proceeding:
A basis for relationship
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  1. A basis for relationship
  2. A surface or its condition with respect to its suitability for walking or running, especially the condition of a racetrack.
  3. (Architecture) The supporting base or groundwork of a structure, as for a monument or wall.
The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
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  1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
  2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
  3. Foundation garment
The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
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  1. The connection of an electrical conductor with a ground
  2. The foundation for an argument, belief, or action; a basis.
  3. Basis; foundation
A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
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  1. A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
  2. Anything that serves as a support or basis
  3. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
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