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- n. A line that is a base for measurement or for construction.
- n. A datum used as the basis for calculation or for comparison.
- n. A line used as the basis for the alignment of glyphs.
- n. The line at the farthest ends of the court indicating the boundary of the area of play.
- n. A configuration of software, hardware, or a process that is established and documented as a point of reference.
- v. To provide a baseline for measurement.
- v. To play from the baseline.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared.
- n. the back line at each end of a tennis court.
- n. the lines between bases on a baseball field along which a baseball player must run while running the bases.
- n. a measurement that represents the value of a physical quantity (such as a voltage, or a level of radioactivity) in the absence of effects from other variables in a measurement, test or experiment; a control value.
- n. any horizontal line in a plot, graph, or diagram, or on a visual display in an electronic device, used as a reference point to which other values are referred.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases
- n. an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
- n. the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line
base + line (Wiktionary)