Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The lowermost front strip or molding of a baseboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The lowest projecting part of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct.
  • n. A certain subcollection of a topological space

Etymologies

sub- +‎ base (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To reduce these potential problems it requires a significant amount of subbase, detention, and underdrains to make sure the water is drained as fast as it infiltrates (and it infiltrates really, really quickly).

    Holey Concrete: Pervious Paving Reduces Stormwater Run-off | Inhabitat

  • Type cold mix Width of traveled surface 20 '+ -, thickness _________, and subbase 3 crusher run cold mix, surface treat 1A limestone

    Living in Dryden: Highway department resolution

  • Type cold mix Width of traveled surface 20 '+ -, thickness __________, and subbase 3.5 crusher run cold mix, surface treat 1A limestone

    Living in Dryden: Highway department resolution

  • · In reasonably dry areas, with good drainage and low water tables: subbase of well compacted, clay-rich soil, covered by large sized gravel (to break capillary action), topped by small sized gravel and a layer of sand, the surface layer made of a silty soil, mixed with 5 % linseed oil and compacted with tamper or vibrator.

    Chapter 4

  • We trudge through the poorly lit halls of a deep subbase-j ment.

    Passage at Arms

  • Very nice growth in the quarter, 3%, not less than 30% of your postpaid subbase have smartphone.

  • "Basically they paved asphalt on dirt, with no gravel subbase."

    The Seattle Times

  • I have a 'FG' w/top code which is typically the only surface I create inside my corridor, but also created a few other surfaces and added different codes (datum, subbase etc.) to compare volume entries.

    All Discussion Groups: Message List - root

  • Chester will be widened by 7 feet and have more than a foot of asphalt layers over a subbase.

    pal-item.com - Local News

  • "Pervious concrete and its aggregate subbase (pavement) filter out toxins and purify stormwater," added Hein.

    News for Opelika-Auburn News

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