60 Nouns That Start With BAS

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basalt (noun) the commonest type of solidified lava; a dense dark grey fine-grained igneous rock that is composed chiefly of plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene
bascule (noun) a structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw)
base (noun) installation from which a military force initiates operations Synonyms: base of operations
(noun) lowest support of a structure Synonyms: foot, groundwork, foundation, fundament, understructure, substructure
(noun) a place that the runner must touch before scoring Synonyms: bag
(noun) the bottom or lowest part
(noun) (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
(noun) a lower limit Synonyms: floor
(noun) the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained Synonyms: groundwork, foundation, cornerstone, basis, fundament
(noun) a support or foundation Synonyms: stand, pedestal
(noun) a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA) Synonyms: nucleotide
(noun) any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water Synonyms: alkali
(noun) the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
(noun) the most important or necessary part of something Synonyms: basis
(noun) (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place Synonyms: radix
(noun) the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end Synonyms: home
(noun) (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed Synonyms: root, stem, theme, radical, root word
(noun) the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area Synonyms: infrastructure
(noun) the principal ingredient of a mixture
(noun) a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
(noun) (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
baseball (noun) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs Synonyms: ball, baseball game
(noun) a ball used in playing baseball
baseboard (noun) a molding covering the joint formed by a wall and the floor Synonyms: mopboard, skirting board
baseline (noun) an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared
(noun) the back line bounding each end of a tennis or handball court; when serving the server must not step over this line Synonyms: service line
(noun) the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases
basement (noun) the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage Synonyms: cellar
(noun) the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture
baseness (noun) unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values Synonyms: despicability, despicableness, sordidness, contemptibility
basenji (noun) small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark
bash (noun) a vigorous blow Synonyms: belt, knock, smash, bang
(noun) an uproarious party Synonyms: brawl, do
bashfulness (noun) feeling embarrassed due to modesty Synonyms: abashment
basic (noun) (usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant Synonyms: staple
basics (noun) a statement of fundamental facts or principles Synonyms: rudiments
(noun) principles from which other truths can be derived Synonyms: basic principle, bedrock, fundamental principle, fundamentals
basidiocarp (noun) the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
basidiolichen (noun) a lichen in which the fungus component is a basidiomycete
basidiomycete (noun) any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota Synonyms: basidiomycetous fungi
basidiospore (noun) a sexually produced fungal spore borne on a basidium
basidium (noun) a small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes
basil (noun) any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
(noun) leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried Synonyms: sweet basil
basileus (noun) a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire
basilica (noun) an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica; or a Roman Catholic church or cathedral accorded certain privileges
(noun) a Roman building used for public administration Synonyms: Roman basilica
basilisk (noun) (classical mythology) a serpent (or lizard or dragon) able to kill with its breath or glance
(noun) ancient brass cannon
(noun) small crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs; of tropical America
basin (noun) a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
(noun) the quantity that a basin will hold Synonyms: basinful
(noun) a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
(noun) the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet Synonyms: river basin, drainage area, drainage basin, watershed, catchment area, catchment basin
(noun) a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face Synonyms: washbasin, washbowl, washstand, lavatory
basinet (noun) a medieval steel helmet
basinful (noun) the quantity that a basin will hold Synonyms: basin
basis (noun) a relation that provides the foundation for something Synonyms: ground, footing
(noun) the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained Synonyms: base, groundwork, foundation, cornerstone, fundament
(noun) the most important or necessary part of something Synonyms: base
basket (noun) a container that is usually woven and has handles Synonyms: handbasket
(noun) the quantity contained in a basket Synonyms: basketful
(noun) horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball Synonyms: hoop, basketball hoop
(noun) a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop Synonyms: field goal
basketball (noun) a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop Synonyms: hoops, basketball game
(noun) an inflated ball used in playing basketball
basketeer (noun) an athlete who plays basketball Synonyms: cager, basketball player
basketful (noun) the quantity contained in a basket Synonyms: basket
basketmaker (noun) someone skilled in weaving baskets Synonyms: basketweaver
basketry (noun) the craft of basket making
basketweaver (noun) someone skilled in weaving baskets Synonyms: basketmaker
basophil (noun) a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains Synonyms: basophile
basophile (noun) a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains Synonyms: basophil
basophilia (noun) the tendency of cells to stain with basic dyes
bass (noun) the lowest part of the musical range
(noun) the lowest part in polyphonic music Synonyms: bass part
(noun) an adult male singer with the lowest voice Synonyms: basso
(noun) the lowest adult male singing voice Synonyms: basso, bass voice
(noun) the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
(noun) the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae Synonyms: sea bass
(noun) any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus) Synonyms: freshwater bass
(noun) nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
bassarisk (noun) raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings Synonyms: raccoon fox, ring-tailed cat, ringtail, miner's cat, cacomistle, cacomixle, civet cat, coon cat, Bassariscus astutus
basset (noun) smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears Synonyms: basset hound
bassine (noun) coarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms
bassinet (noun) a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed
(noun) a perambulator that resembles a bassinet
bassist (noun) a musician who play the bass viol
basso (noun) an adult male singer with the lowest voice Synonyms: bass
(noun) the lowest adult male singing voice Synonyms: bass, bass voice
bassoon (noun) a double-reed instrument; the tenor of the oboe family
bassoonist (noun) a musician who plays the bassoon
basswood (noun) soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork Synonyms: linden
(noun) any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber Synonyms: lime, lime tree, linden, linden tree
bast (noun) strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants Synonyms: bast fiber
(noun) (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes Synonyms: phloem
bastard (noun) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous Synonyms: prick, shit, asshole, mother fucker, motherfucker, dickhead, whoreson, SOB, son of a bitch, cocksucker
(noun) the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents Synonyms: illegitimate, illegitimate child, whoreson, by-blow, love child
(noun) derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin Synonyms: mongrel
bastardisation (noun) an act that debases or corrupts Synonyms: bastardization
bastardization (noun) declaring or rendering bastard
(noun) an act that debases or corrupts Synonyms: bastardisation
bastardy (noun) the status of being born to parents who were not married Synonyms: bar sinister, illegitimacy
baste (noun) a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together Synonyms: basting, tacking, basting stitch
baster (noun) a cook who bastes roasting meat with melted fat or gravy
(noun) a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches Synonyms: tacker
(noun) a tube with a rubber bulb used to take up and release melted fat or gravy in order to moisten roasting meat
bastille (noun) a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
bastinado (noun) a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
(noun) a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels Synonyms: falanga
basting (noun) a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together Synonyms: tacking, baste, basting stitch
(noun) moistening a roast as it is cooking
bastion (noun) a group that defends a principle
(noun) a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle Synonyms: citadel
(noun) projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
bastnaesite (noun) a yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements Synonyms: bastnasite
bastnasite (noun) a yellow-to-brown mineral that is a source of rare earth elements Synonyms: bastnaesite
basuco (noun) low-grade cocaine mixed with coca paste and cannabis

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