acid vs base

acid base

Definitions

  • 1) slang lysergic acid diethylamide
  • 2) chemistry Any of several classes of compound having the following properties:-
  • 3) A sour substance.
  • 4) A substance that yields hydrogen ions when dissolved in water.
  • 5) A substance having a sour taste.
  • 6) Any of a class of substances whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and the ability to react with bases and certain metals to form salts.
  • 7) A substance that can accept a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond.
  • 8) The quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful.
  • 9) A substance that can act as a proton donor.
  • 10) (Chem.) One of a class of compounds, generally but not always distinguished by their sour taste, solubility in water, and reddening of vegetable blue or violet colors. They are also characterized by the power of destroying the distinctive properties of alkalies or bases, combining with them to form salts, at the same time losing their own peculiar properties. They all contain hydrogen, united with a more negative element or radical, either alone, or more generally with oxygen, and take their names from this negative element or radical. Those which contain no oxygen are sometimes called hydracids in distinction from the others which are called oxygen acids or oxacids.
  • 11) any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • 12) Originally, a substance possessing a sour taste like that of vinegar; in modern chemical use, a name given to a large number of compounds which do not necessarily possess this property.
  • 13) Of or pertaining to an acid; acidic.
  • 14) Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar.
  • 15) music Denoting a musical genre that is a distortion (as if hallucinogenic) of an existing genre, as in acid house, acid jazz, acid rock.
  • 16) figuratively Sour-tempered.
  • 17) Geology Containing a large proportion of silica.
  • 18) Having a relatively high concentration of hydrogen ions.
  • 19) Having a high concentration of acid.
  • 20) Of, relating to, or containing an acid.
  • 21) Having the characteristics of an acid.
  • 22) Having a pH of less than 7.
  • 23) Having a sour taste. synonym: sour.
  • 24) Biting, sarcastic, or scornful.
  • 25) Of or pertaining to an acid.
  • 26) Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tart; having the taste of vinegar: as, acid fruits or liquors. Also fig.: Sour-tempered.
  • 27) having the characteristics of an acid
  • 28) Sour, sharp, or biting to the taste; tasting like vinegar: as, acid fruits or liquors.

Definitions

  • 1) Architecture The lowest part of a structure, such as a wall, considered as a separate unit.
  • 2) The fundamental principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis.
  • 3) A basic or underlying element; infrastructure.
  • 4) The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
  • 5) Heraldry The lower part of a shield.
  • 6) A facial cosmetic used to even out the complexion or provide a surface for other makeup; a foundation.
  • 7) The fact, observation, or premise from which a reasoning process is begun.
  • 8) The lowest or bottom part.
  • 9) The number raised to the logarithm of a designated number in order to produce that designated number; the number at which a chosen logarithmic scale has the value 1.
  • 10) One of the nitrogen-containing purines (adenine and guanine) or pyrimidines (cytosine, thymine, and uracil) that occurs attached to the sugar component of DNA or RNA.
  • 11) A supporting part or layer; a foundation.
  • 12) The region in a transistor between the emitter and the collector.
  • 13) The side or face of a geometric figure to which an altitude is or is thought to be drawn.
  • 14) Games A starting point, safety area, or goal.
  • 15) A line used as a reference for measurement or computations.
  • 16) A substance that can act as a proton acceptor.
  • 17) A bass singer or voice.
  • 18) A fundamental ingredient; a chief constituent.
  • 19) A supply center for a large force of military personnel.
  • 20) Linguistics A morpheme or morphemes regarded as a form to which affixes or other bases may be added.
  • 21) The portion of a social organization, especially a political party, consisting of the most dedicated or motivated members.
  • 22) Baseball Any one of the four corners of an infield, marked by a bag or plate, that must be touched by a runner before a run can be scored.
  • 23) A center of organization, supply, or activity; a headquarters.
  • 24) The electrode attached to this region.
  • 25) The point of attachment of such an organ.
  • 26) The number that is raised to various powers to generate the principal counting units of a number system. The base of the decimal system, for example, is 10.
  • 27) Any of a class of compounds whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a bitter taste, a slippery feel, the ability to turn litmus blue, and the ability to react with acids to form salts.
  • 28) A fortified center of operations.
  • 29) A substance that yields hydroxide ions when dissolved in water.
  • 30) A substance that can donate a pair of electrons to form a covalent bond.
  • 31) Chemistry Of, relating to, or containing a base.
  • 32) Obsolete Short in stature.
  • 33) Having or showing a lack of decency; contemptible, mean-spirited, or selfish.
  • 34) Forming or serving as a base.
  • 35) Situated at or near the base or bottom.
  • 36) Being a metal that is of little value.
  • 37) Containing such metals.
  • 38) Archaic Of low birth, rank, or position.
  • 39) To form or provide a base for.
  • 40) To assign to a base; station.
  • 41) To find a basis for; establish.

Examples

  • 1) Your other medicines ease the muscle spasm and empty acid from your stomach faster.
  • 2) And the one with acid rain.
  • 3) The foods naturally cut acid in the body, which diseased organs fail to do.
  • 4) The acid test will come when we get to Germany.
  • 5) When you digest a protein, essential amino acids are absorbed.
  • 6) The acid test comes then.
  • 7) It contains an amino acid that converts into a chemical called serotonin and, apparently, an imbalance can affect your mood and sleep.
  • 8) Many have suffered acid or fire burns.
  • 9) When acid from the stomach leaks up into the oesophagus it can lead to heartburn.
  • 10) This is already done when a free form amino acid capsule is taken.
  • 11) Do not boil too long with an acid food or it will not set.
  • 12) The soils vary from acid to basic and carry a wide range of plants.
  • 13) The muscles can get quite tight and it flushes out the lactic acid.
  • 14) The process of substituting one amino acid for another in a protein is not an instantaneous one.
  • 15) Another criticism is that the fruit sugar and acid in an apple are bad news for teeth.
  • 16) This cooled the planet and caused acid rain.
  • 17) They tickle acid house classics in a folk style.
  • 18) Like somebody put acid in my drink.
  • 19) Guilt burns like acid in my veins.
  • 20) We all have acid in our stomachs to help digest our food.
  • 21) But sometimes it results from medication or bowel trouble such as excess acid or food intolerance.
  • 22) The next thing to explore is whether your soil is acid or alkaline.
  • 23) But the acid test comes when you set the cost of servicing and repaying debts against the benefits of instant gratification.
  • 24) What are its component amino acids?
  • 25) We smoked weed, we dropped acid.
  • 26) ‡ Figuratively, acid applies to anything sour or biting; for example, an “acid wit” is sharp and unpleasant.
  • 27) Stale butter or that which is improperly kept develops an acid called _butyric acid_, which gives a disagreeable odor and flavor to butter and often renders it unfit for use.
  • 28) If ammonia be added to the original solution, _alkaline hæmatin_ is produced, or if acetic acid be chosen, _acid hæmatin_ is produced, and each gives its appropriate absorption bands.
  • 29) _Pepsin_ is the enzyme which acts upon proteids, but it is able to act only in an acid medium — a condition which is supplied by the _hydrochloric acid_.
  • 30) _Hydrochloric acid_ gas is also decomposed at ordinary temperatures with flame, and, if there is not a large excess of hydrochloric acid present, with detonation.
  • 31) Concentrated nitric acid highly charged with this substance is called _fuming nitric acid_.
  • 32) The commercial acid, often called _muriatic acid_, is usually colored yellow by impurities.
  • 33) The free acidity is sometimes expressed as _acid value_, which is the amount of KOH in milligrammes necessary to neutralise the free acid in 1 gramme of fat or oil.
  • 34) An excess of the trioxide may dissolve in the strong sulphuric acid, forming what is known as _fuming sulphuric acid_.
  • 35) The sulphuric acid thus estimated was present in the leather as _free sulphuric acid_.
  • 36) ‘It can withstand high temperatures and is resistant to many corrosive substances such as acids and alkalis.’
  • 37) ‘Zinc is a fairly active metal that dissolves in both acids and strong alkalis.’
  • 38) ‘Copper is a moderately reactive metal that dissolves in most acids and alkalis.’
  • 39) ‘The rotting process releases acids which dissolve metals into liquids which leach out of waste dumps and can poison local rivers.’
  • 40) ‘Their roots will penetrate cracks in the rock and produce an organic acid that dissolves calcium carbonate.’
  • 41) ‘A typical trick was to coat a gold object with a metal that could be dissolved by an acid.’
  • 42) ‘It combines with most non-metals at high temperatures and reacts with both acids and alkalis.’
  • 43) ‘It also dissolves in most acids and reacts slowly with water to form compounds that tend to be yellowish or green in color.’
  • 44) ‘The element is not very reactive chemically, although it does dissolve in most acids.’
  • 45) ‘The creek began running the color of old blood, poisoned by acids and heavy metals leached from the coal mines.’
  • 46) ‘Most of the corrosive acid quickly evaporated from the road that was warmed by early morning sunshine and a fresh breeze helped it to quickly dissipate into the atmosphere.’
  • 47) ‘Strong acids are corrosive and this one is no exception; the stomach lining must be constantly renewed as it is eaten away.’
  • 48) ‘Two teenagers were lucky to still have their sight, after they were sprayed in the face with a corrosive acid in an apparently unprovoked attack on Chiswick High Road.’
  • 49) ‘Concentrated acids and caustic alkalis should be handled with the greatest care.’
  • 50) ‘Additionally, carbon dioxide and organic acids may be added to the water from the soil, where they form by decay of organic matter.’
  • 51) ‘These same sensors also prevent further stomach contents from entering the duodenum until the stomach acid is neutralized and diluted.’
  • 52) ‘Lactate, your body's buffering agent, neutralizes the acid that builds up in your legs and makes them burn during heavy exertion.’
  • 53) ‘Railroad crews also were checking the rail lines and a rail car was being sent along the route with a solution of baking soda and water to neutralize the acid.’
  • 54) ‘I reach down and pry the knife she was holding out of her hands; it's a standard chainsteel model, but with a hollow edge filled with corrosive hexavalent acid.’
  • 55) ‘Saliva neutralizes acids that can cause tooth decay, but its production is greatly reduced during sleep.’
  • 56) ‘The bitterness and acid in his voice reassured me Peter was still in there, but he was very, very upset.’
  • 57) ‘I guess I hadn't spoken with such acid in my tone for a while.’
  • 58) ‘Her tone lacked its previous acid; she almost sounded sincere.’
  • 59) ‘‘Big surprise there,’ Jordan quipped, though with considerably less acid in his voice.’
  • 60) ‘The acid of Mrs Shrewsbury's scorn reached a raw nerve as she pronounced: ‘Men - savages!’’
  • 61) ‘They would like to use their carborane acids to bind protons to atoms of the inert gas xenon.’
  • 62) ‘Weak acids have dissociable protons like strong acids, but they simply do not dissociate completely.’
  • 63) ‘The acid's active ingredient is positively charged hydrogen, so a transfer of electrons takes place between the zinc and the acid.’
  • 64) ‘These extra acid molecules are thought to make polyanaline dissolve in water because they are available to interact with water molecules in the liquid the plastic is bathed in.’
  • 65) ‘Several years ago, it appeared that the only solid acids that could support high proton transport were those based on sulfates or selenates.’
  • 66) ‘He has used mescaline, cocaine and acid, although he has not indulged in intravenous drugs.’
  • 67) ‘He looked around more, seeing many different things that he would never expect: cocaine, meth and acid.’
  • 68) ‘That heroin and acid were and are illegal didn't seem to stop him.’
  • 69) ‘Listening to this in the middle of the night is what I'd imagine having a particularly strange trip on acid would be like.’
  • 70) ‘Flashbacks can occur at any time after taking acid, sometimes even after many years.’
  • 71) ‘In the case of acid soils, burning decreases acidity, which starts to increase again during the planting period.’
  • 72) ‘Boxwood prefer slightly acid to slightly alkaline soil and do very well when planted in early fall.’
  • 73) ‘It used to be that, if you had a very acid soil, the hydrangeas would be bluer; more alkaline soil, your hydrangeas would be pinker.’
  • 74) ‘Unlike many magnolias, M. stellata will grow just as well on alkaline soils as it will on acid soil.’
  • 75) ‘The blunt truth is that the wet acid soils of the Highlands could not support any tolerable standard of living, particularly as the inhabitants could now compare their condition with those in other areas.’
  • 76) ‘So where better to focus than France's Loire Valley, known best for its grapes which thrive on acid soils and produce some of the best and most palatable wines to suit barbecue steaks or fish and seafood.’
  • 77) ‘The entrance is enhanced by plants such as ready grown, trees, magnolias and other plants suited to the acid soil of the area with ready grown creepers lining the pillars.’
  • 78) ‘In the garden it likes sun or partial shade and well-drained acid soil - like most Ericas it dislikes being grown in limy conditions.’
  • 79) ‘A specialist plant which prefers soil on the acid side but in pots use a good quality potting mix for Australian natives.’
  • 80) ‘Preziosa has small mophead flowers that are usually a mix of pink, white and red that never get very blue even on acid soils and that turn crimson in autumn.’
  • 81) ‘Sorrel likes rich, moist, acid soil and will even grow in containers.’
  • 82) ‘They need well-drained acid soil and sun or partial shade and are best pruned in March.’
  • 83) ‘If you have an acid soil, a good way to rectify the situation is to rake lime into the ground in late winter.’
  • 84) ‘If shrubs or trees are native to an area with acid soil and you're growing them in alkaline dirt, sure enough they'll probably become bug infested.’
  • 85) ‘Mossy lawns that indicate acid soil may be dressed in late November with powdered chalk or lime at a rate of 8oz per sq yard.’
  • 86) ‘Carrot plants do not grow well in strongly acid soils; therefore, a pH range of 6.0 to 6.8 should be maintained for best results.’
  • 87) ‘Azaleas and rhododendrons must have an acid soil.’
  • 88) ‘Corn is less sensitive than legumes to acid soils.’
  • 89) ‘Kochian's lab is also working on finding ways to grow crops on marginal lands such as acid soils, where toxic levels of aluminum limit crop production.’
  • 90) ‘Space them about 6 feet apart in well-drained, slightly acid soil.’
  • 91) ‘Sour and acid tastes are liked, and are manifest in the use of lime juice, tamarind, etc.’
  • 92) ‘On the visit to the GP I saw a locum who said I must sit about for the next week, not use the computer, and keep off acid fruits.’
  • 93) ‘You can't eat it fresh because it's so acid, but often these highly acid fruits have the best flavour, and it makes the most wonderful fruit drinks, sorbets, ice creams and other things.’
  • 94) ‘They rely on a judicious ratio of noodle, meat and/or vegetables to broth and a sophisticated interplay of flavours which might include salty, sour, acid, sweet and spicy - hot.’
  • 95) ‘Balsamic vinegar is acid because it's vinegar after all, but when combined with fruits it seems to make a background flavor that enhances natural sweetness of the fruits.’
  • 96) ‘I smiled as sweetly as I could and kissed her cheek as I breathed in the pungent acid aroma.’
  • 97) ‘The mild fruit with a sweet and acid taste can get rid of wetness inside, enrich the body's energy and relieve internal heat.’
  • 98) ‘This may enhance pleasant tastes and decrease salty, bitter, or acid tastes.’
  • 99) ‘It is an acid cherry that provides a bittersweet flavour when fully ripe.’
  • 100) ‘It is medium bodied with surprisingly strong flavors, a crisp acid balance and a slightly bitter finish.’
  • 101) ‘The taste is mildly acid and always astringent, sometimes very strongly so.’
  • 102) ‘He has become more prominent since Henry took over in November 1999 and adds the sugar to the coach's acid remarks when things are not going well.’
  • 103) ‘Ignoring her acid tone, he mumbled, ‘You're very snappy this afternoon.’’
  • 104) ‘‘Please leave, I do not wish to speak to you,’ she said in quietly acid tones that immediately raised his concern.’
  • 105) ‘William looked down in horror as he tried to keep composure, but the very fear of what his acid remarks could do to this man's mood made him gulp and shift once in his feet.’
  • 106) ‘As he took a moment to rest, dropping her feet to the ground but keeping a firm grip on the ruffled sleeve of her shirt, he received an acid remark.’
  • 107) ‘Luigi Dallapiccola's acid remark about Vivaldi, often repeated, is misleading.’
  • 108) ‘Sadie spat in an acid tone, refusing to even acknowledge that the woman was her mother.’
  • 109) ‘Asked what he thinks about that constant speculation, the Frenchman's acid response is that his counterpart must have a good agent.’
  • 110) ‘Northam's acid comments aside, however, Stoppard falls short of his Shakespeare In Love triumph, while John Barry's soundtrack merely ticks over.’
  • 111) ‘The letter ends with more acid advice: Since the politician has a lifetime pension, he'd be better off polishing his golf game.’
  • 112) ‘Nevertheless, one writer of independent means abstained from all public pronouncements and confined himself to acid criticisms of the government in his private diary.’
  • 113) ‘His antimilitarism and acid comments on ‘the military mind’ will probably antagonize many present-day soldiers.’
  • 114) ‘Sometimes he brings his wife, to swap acid comments with the bartender.’
  • 115) ‘Fired by anger and fear, I spun to face my assailant, acid demands on my lips - and the words died.’
  • 116) ‘One final matter is worth mentioning, and this is the acid comments about folklore and folklorists in Alice's diaries.’
  • 117) ‘He makes some quite acid comments about the seventies mystical counterculture which make for very amusing reading now.’
  • 118) ‘These cases attract great attention, and acid comments from magistrates.’
  • 119) ‘Her interpretation is perfectly pitched to Catherine's acid sarcasm.’
  • 120) ‘She is dressed in a body-hugging, full-length stripper gown and armed with an acid retort for every smart-aleck remark.’
  • 121) ‘The intention here is surely to eliminate ‘producer opera’, about which Sharpe makes some acid remarks.’
  • 122) ‘The art students brought their acid colour combinations, their lilacs, tangerines and lime greens from abstract painting.’
  • 123) ‘She reckons you can get away with virtually anything, particularly acid colours.’
  • 124) ‘Then her eyes started to glow an acid green colour that swirled in her eyes, almost manically. ‘Sweet dreams.’’
  • 125) ‘But the real innovation is the fact that you can change the background colour from that acid green to any combination of two intense primary colours.’
  • 126) ‘From the cool modernity of the main space, the bedrooms and bathroom offer a contradictory riot of colour, walls varying from acid green to purple throughout the five bedrooms and bathrooms.’
  • 127) ‘White was combined with a rainbow of colours including lilac, baby pink, lemon, acid green and turquoise candy stripes.’
  • 128) ‘Allfree's bold use of colour - citron, turquoise, acid green, crimson - breathes new life into the building.’
  • 129) ‘The sky was a dark grey colour, occasionally coloured with deep red and acid green.’
  • 130) ‘In acid bright livery, these compact vans are the latest word in funky design.’
  • 131) ‘Using deft brushwork and a palette of acid greens, vibrant pinks and neon blues, Christine Major presents a series of seductive paintings of animals at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.’
  • 132) ‘My designs are usually quite dark, but this time the palette has acid greens and pinks.’
  • 133) ‘Anita Dongre presented her pastel collection of chikan work for the Spring-Summer 2001 season in pastel shades of pink, acid green and turquoise blue.’
  • 134) ‘I see all these colours against a background of acid yellow, with a touch of green for envy, malice and general discontent.’
  • 135) ‘Those eyes had undergone a change from murky grunge to acid green as he repeated his question with more ferocity.’
  • 136) ‘She wore an acid green skating dress made by her mother.’
  • 137) ‘The tonal approach of Twin Garden is based on a range of greens from forest to acid backed up by a similar variety of pinks and purples.’
  • 138) ‘He was tall, about six foot two, with dark hair and acid green eyes.’
  • 139) ‘Dark green, ocean blue, metallic greys and whites, black and vibrant flashes of cobalt blue and acid yellow are the season's colours.’
  • 140) ‘Throughout, Gozi used muted shades of charcoal-blue and bottle-green with splashes of bright apple, turquoise and acid pink.’
  • 141) ‘In a Dolce and Gabanna dress and acid green Philip Treacy hat, antique dealer Sarah Vernon, 38, drew approving glances from fellow-racegoers.’
  • 142) ‘Acraman occurs in the Gawler Range Volcanics, a Mesoproterozoic continental suite of mainly acid lavas and ash flows.’
  • 143) ‘In the Southern Central Iberian Zone there are minor acid volcanic rocks intercalated with Caradoc-Ashgill limestones.’
  • 144) ‘These deposits are intimately associated with the porphyric parts of intermediate to acid plutons in orogenic belts.’
  • 145) ‘The Haluut Bulag melange contains lenses of limestone, sandstone, chert, tuff, minor acid volcanic material, and vesicular basalt.’
  • 146) ‘At higher elevations on these mountains, the parent material is acid crystalline rock.’
  • 147) ‘In the acid processes, deoxidation can take place in the furnaces, leaving a reasonable time for the inclusions to rise into the slag and so be removed before casting.’
  • 148) ‘Therefore, a business opportunity could be created for an entrepreneur interested in running the acid separation and purification process.’
  • 149) ‘As it happened, Workington's adherence to acid steelmaking sealed the fate of the ore dock in the next few years.’
  • 150) ‘The wetting agents typically used in the acid process are relatively rinse- free when compared to alkaline systems.’
  • 151) ‘Ideally, a non-contact sensor would be inserted into the acid process in an appropriate location and allowed to communicate with a base instrument located remotely in the safe environment of a control room.’

Examples

  • 1) Instead it is a system based on sticks.
  • 2) Price per person based on four sharing.
  • 3) All four have regional power bases.
  • 4) The centre will be based in Southampton but cover nine counties.
  • 5) based on current values this would give him a lump sum of more than 30,000.
  • 6) I could not care less that there is a medical consensus that statins are safe unless that consensus is based on good evidence.
  • 7) Don't wrap up too warm: wear only a base layer and a hat.
  • 8) All four Britons are based in America.
  • 9) And what has worked for England's back row so far has been a smoke and mirrors deception based around the numbers on the back of a jersey.
  • 10) We have a number of vehicles based locally that are able to access the court.
  • 11) They are based on evidence and they work.
  • 12) There are four common bases for such groupings.
  • 13) Go to your superior and touch base with him.
  • 14) They had a power base and organizational skills.
  • 15) This is as well as having rooms at more sumptuous city centre bases.
  • 16) We have quite a big fan base out there.
  • 17) Prices based on two people sharing a twin room.
  • 18) We need to remember that the whole season is not based on one game.
  • 19) You are making a value judgment based on reputation and trust.
  • 20) Sometimes selection has to have an element of hunch based on potential.
  • 21) Or tell stories based on place names.
  • 22) Other kinds of diagnostic equipment are also based on electrical activity in body organs.
  • 23) Two reserve tank bases and military tunnel networks are left in ruins.
  • 24) Slap on a light base layer of white foundation.
  • 25) So much here is based on numbers.
  • 26) The first thing to go should be expensive sting operations based on flimsy evidence.
  • 27) The buy or offer price is on the right and is the price at which you buy the base currency.
  • 28) But there has been little agitation against them on an island where the bases have become part of the furniture.
  • 29) Sadly for England it cannoned away off the base of a post.
  • 30) This story is based on those time-honoured economic concepts, namely supply and demand.
  • 31) As a result, the company 's shareholder base is fairly neat.
  • 32) Everyone flies into a PANIC, * Not OUR base** The base is essential to the local economy** Not our base*
  • 33) _ _The base is right_; 'tis the _base knave that jars_.
  • 34) # Add autocompletion to cs function function _cs_scandir local base ext base = $1 ext = $2 if [- d $base]; then for d in ` ls $base `; do if [- d $base/$d]; then dirs = "$dirs $ext$d/" fi local cur dirs
  • 35) Ask your compiler: struct base {virtual ~base (); virtual void f () const; struct derived: base {
  • 36) The only candiodate who will ever do anything for the Clinton and McCain base is Barack Obama, but these people are too frightened (if not delusional like their candidates) to realise that.
  • 37) Mike, explain what you understand is the term base realignment, what it means and what people are concerned about there.
  • 38) A few consultants will also be hired to handle the shared translation memories, the term base, develop the style guides, and tune the machine translation engine.
  • 39) This year alone, the base is averaging over 10 suicides each month – at least 75 have been recorded through July of this year alone.
  • 40) No, it simply shows that his base is as stubborn and hard-headed as he is.
  • 41) But everybody who gets assigned to the base is a little quirky.
  • 42) ‘Resting at the thick base of the old tree sat a beautifully etched envelope.’
  • 43) ‘Her other arm held a shield by her side, the base rested on the floor but she was not leaning on it.’
  • 44) ‘Because the base of the stone barely touches the base upon which it rests, it appears that it could easily fall over when the sea wind blows.’
  • 45) ‘All tied up I carried it to the car taking extra care to support the base which was weak from resting in the sodden duck-muck of the pen.’
  • 46) ‘Instead of a heated iron, the upper part of the base supports a pierced basket for charcoal.’
  • 47) ‘The bags are used as bed rests and table bases by some interior decorators.’
  • 48) ‘Will the official NBA basketball that rests at the base of the potted palm in the living room remain?’
  • 49) ‘The edges of this framework supported the base of the walls.’
  • 50) ‘Lie sideways on the ball with your feet supported against the base of a wall.’
  • 51) ‘If this has happened, gently firm around the base of the plant with the foot being careful not to damage any stems or leaves.’
  • 52) ‘This figurine was designed as a candlestick, with the holder protruding from the base on either side.’
  • 53) ‘Their water tanks were usually steel on stone bases, or sometimes supported on a trestle base made of rail.’
  • 54) ‘He broke down several times as he told the court how his wife had been supporting the base of a ladder as he cut branches off apple trees in their garden.’
  • 55) ‘He says the name of the mall was inspired by the locality of the site, which rests at the base of the Roodekrans Ridge.’
  • 56) ‘With loaded candlesticks there is a possibility that marks have been ‘let in’ to the edge of the base.’
  • 57) ‘A substantially vertical stand having a foot peg and sharpened base supports the frame.’
  • 58) ‘It was still lying with crushed front forks at the base of the smaller tree.’
  • 59) ‘The easiest way to swirl is to rest the base of the glass on a table, hold the stem between thumb and forefinger, and gently rotate the wrist.’
  • 60) ‘At its base rested a small, weathered plaque with a few words elegantly etched into the fine stone.’
  • 61) ‘The bottom edges of the front and rear panels form a support base for the bowl.’
  • 62) ‘Axial loading from earthquakes is minimized by seismic dampers under the column bases.’
  • 63) ‘Column bases, doorsteps, baseboards, and beams - even the interior roof tiles and gutters - all are decorated.’
  • 64) ‘To prevent vandalism and damage, the bases of columns are clad in stainless steel.’
  • 65) ‘The freestanding column shafts are wrapped in black glazed tiles and the bases have a mosaic finish.’
  • 66) ‘Now, how can there be foundation structures such as pillar bases in the ground unless they had been put there to support a building?’
  • 67) ‘Their long, whip-like tail has a small dorsal fin near its base and up to five venomous spines.’
  • 68) ‘River otters have paired scent glands at the base of their tail which give off a heavy, musky smell.’
  • 69) ‘The petiole or stipe is the stalk at the base of the frond, before the first pinna ‘branches’ from the rachis.’
  • 70) ‘The dead leaves form a skirt around the stem until they are burnt back to the leaf bases by occasional fires to form a sheath around the true stem.’
  • 71) ‘The storage organ in onion consists of scales derived from swollen leaf bases, whereas in garlic it originates from swollen lateral buds.’
  • 72) ‘The two points of intersection of the latter with the sides of the triangle lie on a line parallel to the base.’
  • 73) ‘If the height of a rectangle is 7 1/6 mm and the perimeter is 27 2/15 mm, what is the length of the base of the rectangle?’
  • 74) ‘The length of the base of the rhombus is the length of one of its sides, here shown with 'b'.’
  • 75) ‘It is useful to make a distinction between the base against which an entity is profiled and the domain, or domains, against which concepts take shape.’
  • 76) ‘Draw 3 times smaller unilateral triangles, with their bases in the middle of each line of the first triangle.’
  • 77) ‘All of the angles and at least one side (the base) of the triangulation system are measured.’
  • 78) ‘The base triangulation should have boundary faces; a completion is simply a new triangulation formed from the base triangulation by gluing all of the boundary faces to each other in some fashion’
  • 79) ‘After that, a base triangulation is performed.’
  • 80) ‘Attached on either side of the base of the shield is a doubled, stacked scroll with the upper portion the same angle as the shield.’
  • 81) ‘On the purple segment at the base of the shield is a silver stag, trotting with one fore hoof raised, within a silver ring.’
  • 82) ‘The eagle with the outstretched wings at the base of the shield stands for loyalty to country; the olive branch in the right claw being emblematic of out national dedication to the cause of peace, while the arrows in the left claw indicate our readiness to fight for justice and freedom.’
  • 83) ‘This is the key point of the book, but I am less convinced of this claim and not quite sure what lessons might be drawn from it for understanding the broader bases for sustained economic growth.’
  • 84) ‘Felsenstein et al. 1999 compare the conceptual bases of these approaches.’
  • 85) ‘And so there are three bases for friendships, depending on which of these qualities binds friends together.’
  • 86) ‘We want to explore and expand the conceptual bases for industrial design.’
  • 87) ‘The experiences since the mid-1980s provide a rich base of evidence to draw on as a springboard for ongoing debate.’
  • 88) ‘Personally I think you should find your own truth, but if you are looking for some solid structure as a base then go for it.’
  • 89) ‘Whatever be its conceptual base, what does the duty of reasonable care and skill of a bank encompass?’
  • 90) ‘Working with a variety of pantheons gives you a wider base to draw on when you need help or guidance.’
  • 91) ‘We believe that it is important for economists to have a sense of the burden management faces over the next year and to help provide solid conceptual bases for the decisions that must be made.’
  • 92) ‘One of the fundamental bases of the structural transformation and modernization of European life and society was the development of burgerliche domesticity.’
  • 93) ‘As the brownstone industry expanded, it provided a broad economic base for the town of Portland.’
  • 94) ‘Some economists think Howard's approach might be the last best chance for towns that have seen family farms vanish and their economic bases crumble.’
  • 95) ‘When I arrived in 1988, this was a city that was trying to reinvent itself, realising as it was that culture could become an economic base.’
  • 96) ‘People are motivated to have children by the need for an economic base.’
  • 97) ‘The possibilities open to any society are constrained by the economic base.’
  • 98) ‘This glimmer of hope is welcome indeed for York as Thrall has been an important part of York's broad economic base.’
  • 99) ‘She has a long-standing interest in the social structural bases of economic activity.’
  • 100) ‘This gives them a broad base of skills and experience when they complete their training.’
  • 101) ‘The theoretical bases of these concepts are found in Structural Family Therapy.’
  • 102) ‘Academic freedom rests on a solid base of peer review and as such is the responsibility of the entire profession.’
  • 103) ‘That which was, is the foundation for what is now, which becomes the base for what is to come.’
  • 104) ‘It started with the Native Americans who set the base for all the development.’
  • 105) ‘It also provides a new base for vital research and study of the disease carried out by the University of Sheffield.’
  • 106) ‘It will guarantee a solid base for those students continuing to advanced studies.’
  • 107) ‘And whilst all the talk may have been of forwards, the base for victory was built further down the Newbridge turf.’
  • 108) ‘Hong Kong University law professor Albert Chen said the decision was a good base for political reform discussions.’
  • 109) ‘But it doesn't take long to defrost, and it is a good thing to have a supply of in the freezer in case of impromptu guests or as the base for a quick easy meal.’
  • 110) ‘I think that's a fine base for a resolution for the new year.’
  • 111) ‘After completion, this will provide a firm base to push the Pattaya Sports Club into the new Millennium.’
  • 112) ‘His systematization of these texts became one of the chief bases for the structure of the later printed versions of this corpus of texts.’
  • 113) ‘For people whose school Spanish is a distant memory, this course will offer revision and updating of the written and spoken language, to improve competence and confidence and form a base for further study.’
  • 114) ‘Since the book is intended to provide the reader a base for further study, the absence of citations is somewhat disturbing.’
  • 115) ‘Since Lisbon Strategy is a topics which has not been given much attention in Croatia, the published articles represent the base for further research.’
  • 116) ‘There is likely to be an existing customer base for the new product and therefore the risks are lower.’
  • 117) ‘A deal would allow them to merge the private client customer bases of two of the second tier stockbrokers in the Irish market.’
  • 118) ‘Ten years ago the company had a customer base of only 45000 clients, with 2450 employees.’
  • 119) ‘That approach will be helpful to maintain sales balance, customer base and market share and performance.’
  • 120) ‘Only by whipping up fear and loathing of trade unions among the business community will these organizations get their client base.’
  • 121) ‘ProStrategy has a number of existing customers in Britain and it will expand there by adding customers to its existing client base.’
  • 122) ‘Ortega has won his loyal client base by offering a constantly updated range across his entire empire.’
  • 123) ‘Now the company's second act depends on how fast Micromarketing can diversify its client base.’
  • 124) ‘These initial supporters will be the base upon which you build the rest of your list.’
  • 125) ‘The base, not even Dean supporters, but the base of the party turned on them like wolverines.’
  • 126) ‘Political instability has resulted from the inability of leaders to gain support outside their regional bases.’
  • 127) ‘While this robs National of issues, it is making the party increasingly unpalatable to parts of its support base.’
  • 128) ‘Both parties rest on ever more narrow bases of popular support, and function openly as instruments of the financial aristocracy.’
  • 129) ‘York City FC has never won a major trophy, never even played in the top League, and has a supporter base of no more than 4,000 stalwarts.’
  • 130) ‘The top business leadership will have to look after its bases of support, having betrayed the political class and union leaders by supporting a junta that scarcely could have done worse when in power.’
  • 131) ‘They'd be loosely aligned, run joint advertising campaigns, and pool their supporter base.’
  • 132) ‘There is considerable overlap between the supporter base of both teams; picking out the away fans was an impossible task.’
  • 133) ‘And, how do we reformat and re-purpose output to encompass the rest of the user base?’
  • 134) ‘Both parties rest on narrow social bases and none of their candidates have substantial popular support.’
  • 135) ‘Of course, the Bibster system itself will continue its work. but this depends on the user base keeping it going.’
  • 136) ‘Living on a Marine base on the edge of restive Ramadi is a shock to a civilian's senses.’
  • 137) ‘Analysts have criticised Karzai for clumsy attempts to impose his will by sending in appointees to try to implement disarmament without necessary support bases, or central backup.’
  • 138) ‘He stressed the successes not just of the aircrew but of the hundreds of Combat Support Group personnel supporting combatant forces at bases within and outside Australia.’
  • 139) ‘Well, his firm had a base on the Old Kent Road under the name London Easylink, and its prime contract was route 185 from Lewisham.’
  • 140) ‘The firm has outgrown its base on Stricklandgate and needs extra space in order to expand and create more jobs.’
  • 141) ‘Unique geological, glaciological, and meteorological studies continue there from purpose-built bases around the edge of Antarctica or at the South Pole.’
  • 142) ‘During World War II, Utah's population increased as the government developed military bases and supported wartime industries.’
  • 143) ‘We galloped to the base where the rest of the people were unloading the cargo.’
  • 144) ‘Neither it is limited to armies and combatants facing each other but targets the enemy formations and supporting bases with long distance aircraft and missiles.’
  • 145) ‘From there he was employed by Mero Space Frame, a German firm with a British base.’
  • 146) ‘The interior of the stronghold was as utilitarian as the rest of the base, made of white stone with no attempt at ornamentation.’
  • 147) ‘He had an office that connected to the rest of the base through a short tube.’
  • 148) ‘It was the only working lift in the building, seeing as it was underground like the rest of the base, so no one knew it existed apart from those in their sector.’
  • 149) ‘When they were far enough away from the base, they all rested and sat down.’
  • 150) ‘After pulling up to the smooth blue band that marked the perimeter of the base, the rest of the unit limped into view.’
  • 151) ‘He turned the turret to examine the rest of the base.’
  • 152) ‘We were eager to get out of there, and to the new base near the front lines.’
  • 153) ‘Troops frequently spot suspicious figures just outside the base.’
  • 154) ‘A railroad line was constructed from the base to the front lines at Petersburg.’
  • 155) ‘He said the company had always had two move workers between the two bases depending on where the work was, but now circumstances dictated closure of the Scalloway workshop for the time being.’
  • 156) ‘Peter's first six months will be very much a getting to know you process and will involve some travel, but Stephen Street will be his firm base.’
  • 157) ‘He continues to shuttle between Chennai, his base for over a decade now, and Kerala where he has several teaching assignments.’
  • 158) ‘We then proceeded to our hotel which is the Catic Plaza, which was to become our base for five nights and it was the essence of luxury in every way.’
  • 159) ‘Installing ourselves in Gunn's Village, which was to be our base for the next three weeks, we made some less welcome acquaintances.’
  • 160) ‘Taking the Sighting scene as his base, Gericault went on to expand his composition unit by unit.’
  • 161) ‘From 1608, when he returned there from Italy as his mother lay dying, Rubens made Antwerp his base.’
  • 162) ‘There is a firm called Kuze, based in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, specializing in sauces and soup bases.’
  • 163) ‘Syrups are made with a base of sugar syrup, honey or perhaps maple syrup.’
  • 164) ‘It has the Dr Pepper flavors as a base with berries thrown into the mix.’
  • 165) ‘The cast iron pan and drippings make for the base of a tremendous sauce.’
  • 166) ‘This pea-flavoured stock will be the base for the soup.’
  • 167) ‘With its distinctive dry taste, Tequila is the base for marvellous drinks, not the least of which is the Margarita.’
  • 168) ‘The sweetness in milk or an ice cream base allows coffee flavors to come through.’
  • 169) ‘Sweetened ricotta base with apple and cherry pie filling, cookie dough and more sweet stuff.’
  • 170) ‘Then you add another whole chicken to the soup and use the soup base as your water.’
  • 171) ‘Make crumb base by rubbing biscuits and butter together.’
  • 172) ‘For the coconut soup base: In a pot, combine ingredients and bring to a simmer.’
  • 173) ‘It is safe and cost-effective compared to other drugs as its base is neem oil, which is available in plenty in India.’
  • 174) ‘The appetizer was a small plate of radish pieces served in a sauce that tastes similar to the creamy vegetable soup base.’
  • 175) ‘The soup base is a Western tomato soup, while the beef slice and beef stomach is stewed in a traditional Chinese sauce.’
  • 176) ‘Brooks explains the smoothies are composed of yogurt base and a water/pectin solution.’
  • 177) ‘Whether you choose water or solvent base, your next choice is going to be liquid or semi-paste.’
  • 178) ‘Using oil base paint or glaze will slow the drying time and allow you more time to blend your veins.’
  • 179) ‘The alcohol and dissolved base are then mixed with the oil and agitated for one to two hours.’
  • 180) ‘Makeup base is one of the most commonly misused cosmetics, but it doesn't have to be.’
  • 181) ‘To make eye colours ‘pop,’ use a light or neutral concealer as your eye makeup base.’
  • 182) ‘You can reshape your brows this way: Cover the brows with an opaque makeup base.’
  • 183) ‘I don't believe in eating junk and I protect my face all the time from the sun, even in the winter with base and makeup.’
  • 184) ‘Their legacy is cemented in a strange concoction of Karo syrup, red dye, and makeup base.’
  • 185) ‘Its richer, heavier structure means that it is also extremely good as a moisturiser and it is an excellent base under make-up.’
  • 186) ‘Nitric acid reacted with a base will give the nitrate of the salt and water.’
  • 187) ‘Neutralization is a chemical reaction in which a base reacts with an acid to create water and a salt.’
  • 188) ‘They found that these nonaqueous-superacid solutions reacted with weak bases which did not react with either sulfuric or perchloric acid in water.’
  • 189) ‘Soon chemists became more interested in studying the properties of acids and bases and the neutralization reaction between the two substances.’
  • 190) ‘Metallic oxides are bases because the oxide ions accept protons from water molecules, thereby generating hydroxide ions in solution.’
  • 191) ‘Purine salvage pathway allows interconversion of bases, nucleosides and nucleotides.’
  • 192) ‘There are four DNA bases: adenine, cytosine, guanine, and thymine (A, C, G, and T).’
  • 193) ‘The nucleosides are better models for the bases in DNA and RNA because the sugar moiety eliminates tautomers that cannot occur in the polymers.’
  • 194) ‘Radical-induced cleavage of DNA and oxidation of nucleotide bases can proceed.’
  • 195) ‘Oxidized bases (both pyrimidines and purines) and misincorporated uracil, were similar for fresh and frozen lymphocytes.’
  • 196) ‘Transistors are composed of three parts - a base, a collector, and an emitter.’
  • 197) ‘The presence of this P + layer results in pinch-off between itself and the bipolar base.’
  • 198) ‘A resistor RB is required to limit the current flowing into the base of the transistor and prevent it being damaged.’
  • 199) ‘The children had to say the base of a suffixed word pronounced by the experimenter.’
  • 200) ‘According to Crystal, a prefixation is “an affix is placed before the base of the word” (1997, p. 90).’
  • 201) ‘The Greek Xu-w, which etymologists justly connect with our loose, loosen, may possibly be the base of the word.’
  • 202) ‘So if you want to conjugate a regular - er verb, simply remove the - er ending from the infinitive and place the base of the verb in front of the endings.’
  • 203) ‘Determine the ending of the verb that goes with that pronoun and add it to the base of the verb you want to use in the sentence.’
  • 204) ‘The verb base is what you look up in the dictionary when you want to know how to say something.’
  • 205) ‘Some historians believe that the Babylonian base 60 place-value system was transmitted to the Indians via the Greeks.’
  • 206) ‘The Egyptians had a bases 10 system of hieroglyphs for numerals.’
  • 207) ‘There is no logical reason why we cannot use any integer bigger than zero for a base.’
  • 208) ‘If base 10 is used with an additive system without intermediate symbols then many characters are required to express certain numbers.’
  • 209) ‘Arabic astronomers used a base 60 version of Arabic letter system.’
  • 210) ‘In that year Briggs gave a numerical approximation to the base 10 logarithm of e but did not mention e itself in his work.’
  • 211) ‘Choosing different numbers gives logarithms to different bases.’
  • 212) ‘Taking logarithms to the base, we are looking for a solution.’
  • 213) ‘Four different times I switched over to see the bases loaded, scoring I believe a total of one run.’
  • 214) ‘He first arranged four of these in a diamond-shaped pattern to represent the bases and home plate.’
  • 215) ‘There's no reason he shouldn't hit 30 home runs and steal 30 bases if he stays healthy.’
  • 216) ‘‘I made sure I touched every one of those sweet white bases,’ Fisk told Maury Allen of the New York Post.’
  • 217) ‘During baseball season, fire hydrants and stoops serve as bases, the middle of the street as the field.’
  • 218) ‘This defines the foundation our society is based on: equal rights, freedom and peace.’
  • 219) ‘Miramax has hired playwright Warren Leight to come up with a script, but Roddy Doyle - who wrote the novel the original film was based on - will not be getting involved.’
  • 220) ‘Although he based his films on Kannada novels, the novelists complained that their stories had been altered.’
  • 221) ‘The last thing the humans needed was a major leak of information that could potentially destroy the very foundation their resistance was based on.’
  • 222) ‘Was he basing his conclusion on facts or was he being swayed because she was a beautiful young woman in distress that had made a favorable impression.’
  • 223) ‘When it came to a philosophy of politics and ethics, again Archytas based his ideas on mathematical foundations.’
  • 224) ‘Cooper based this conclusion on the fact that since 1892 the operation had been depositing materials, which sank to the river bottom.’
  • 225) ‘A group of scientists favoring nuclear power accuses Kennedy of basing her conclusions on fear, not science.’
  • 226) ‘I have no idea what the evidence is that they may be basing their conclusion on.’
  • 227) ‘He bases his conclusion on the stories he's been told, as well as the occupancy load (number of students per classroom) and the variety of activities that take place in schools.’
  • 228) ‘Rosenstiel bases his conclusion on reasoning very different than ours.’
  • 229) ‘Rutenberg bases his conclusion on numbers provided by Nielsen Media Research.’
  • 230) ‘The researchers, from Imperial College School of Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute in London, based their conclusions on a study of 625 children in Ashford, Kent.’
  • 231) ‘The US Senate committee report says it based its conclusions on documents from the Iraqi oil ministry, distinct from those alleged foreign ministry papers relied upon by the Telegraph.’
  • 232) ‘Last year, for example, the government based its conclusions on the general level of pesticides in all fresh peas from only 27 samples.’
  • 233) ‘Dershwitz based his conclusion on witnesses who said Reid had slurred speech and difficulty holding up his head at the start of the interview.’
  • 234) ‘Unfortunately, they base their conclusions on a survey from a print-on-demand publisher.’
  • 235) ‘I've read poor reviews here, and elsewhere, about the conductor, so I base my conclusions on that…!’
  • 236) ‘You don't know how they relate until you examine them and it's better to examine the evidence than base conclusions on wishful thinking.’
  • 237) ‘Some of the articles included discuss the novel that the film has been based on, which is often used in Japanese classrooms.’
  • 238) ‘All operations are home based and will require just a couple of hours of your time.’
  • 239) ‘In recent weeks, the flights have been stopping at Larnaca in Cyprus where BA is basing its crews operating to the Middle East.’
  • 240) ‘As a result, both are now basing themselves at the Endurance Performance Centre at St Mary's University, Twickenham.’
  • 241) ‘The consultants have also been approached by a cosmetic surgery company which is interested in basing itself at the hospital.’
  • 242) ‘The open road is calling for Nike Akinfenwa, who hopes to take a year out to travel, basing herself in London and moving on from there.’
  • 243) ‘I was in Boston, and then we ended up all moving here to New York and basing ourselves here.’
  • 244) ‘And when the exams are out the way, she intends to go full time, basing herself abroad.’
  • 245) ‘The choice in Jura is limited, so you may be better off basing yourself on Islay and visiting just for the day.’
  • 246) ‘In his place you will get a locally based MP who will be available to listen and to act for you.’
  • 247) ‘I am however hedging my bets quite firmly on it being a London based blog that wins.’
  • 248) ‘It is thought he too does not count as an overseas player as he has been based in England for some time.’
  • 249) ‘Both are based in Harpurhey and the area has been the inspiration for much of their work.’
  • 250) ‘Galbraith was confused by the blank help and asked where the man he was talking to was based.’
  • 251) ‘I will be based near a few of the training camps and hope to see what the England boys are doing.’
  • 252) ‘He is based in Devizes half of the week and the rest of the time in West Gloucestershire.’
  • 253) ‘We were based up near the Kelvinside Park area and he used to go out and wander about.’
  • 254) ‘I needed to be based in this area because of my work so we really had no other choice but to rent.’
  • 255) ‘I ask where they are based and nine times out of ten they are in a country many miles away.’
  • 256) ‘And it is one way to shine moral clarity on a subject that too often inspires only base moral equivalence.’
  • 257) ‘My base instinct was to go round the dressing room and clip a few, but unfortunately those days were well gone.’
  • 258) ‘By appealing to the base instincts of race and religion the President and his able cohorts are naturally inducing one crisis after the other.’
  • 259) ‘It's just the ones who want to scream it in the streets and have their base instincts publicly titillated I wish to avoid, and should be able to.’
  • 260) ‘In their bodiliness, images make men desert rationality in favor of base instinct.’
  • 261) ‘It is also a saga about the savagery that can result when the British and the Irish resort to their base instincts.’
  • 262) ‘The Party is pandering to the racist, base instincts of the right wing press and politicians.’
  • 263) ‘His antagonism towards the media will be recast as a firmness of character that wouldn't pander to the most base instincts of people.’
  • 264) ‘Some believe that the people's base instincts could even throw the peace process off course.’
  • 265) ‘In contrast a man must be specially trained not to trample - their base instinct is to cause harm.’
  • 266) ‘And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a base mind and to improper conduct.’
  • 267) ‘If humankind did not have a consciousness and still lived on the base instinct of perpetuation of the species, we would simply be born, mature, mate and die.’
  • 268) ‘Small wonder that she places her faith in spite and base dishonesty.’
  • 269) ‘There was nothing sheltering this base creature from the eye of his moral superiors.’
  • 270) ‘However, his inner and outer selves are constant and we do not see, in his monologues, the base evil of his Machiavellian soul.’
  • 271) ‘Whilst detained we came face to face with base police corruption.’
  • 272) ‘The meaning of human life would be reduced to the physical, base animal instincts, trapped within the contours of the body.’
  • 273) ‘The story is intent on delving into the core of what it means to be human and what kind of base behaviors we are susceptible to, both good and bad.’
  • 274) ‘Did you figure that, I, the writer, was a base individual who was using a cheap ploy to attract potential readers?’
  • 275) ‘Even as a young man, however, Jekyll had a penchant for base pleasures.’
  • 276) ‘The thought of such a man with a background of base peasants to be Kikyo's teacher was almost ludicrous.’
  • 277) ‘"Fetch, base peasant!! Remain invisible!!!" demanded your cold visage.’
  • 278) ‘Farewell, base peasant, and thank God thy fathers were no gentlemen.’
  • 279) ‘A longtime goal of the alchemists was the transmutation of base metals into precious metals.’
  • 280) ‘Most modern currencies are fiat currency, allowing the coins to be made of base metal.’
  • 281) ‘Compared with precious metals, base metals are plentiful in nature and therefore much cheaper, of course.’
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