Type: Term Pronunciation: bās′ment Definitions: 1. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it. Synonyms: base1
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[geology] In geology, the terms basement and crystalline basement are used to define the rocks below a sedimentary platform or cover, or more generally any rock below sedimentary rocks or sedimentary basins that are metamorphic or igneous in origin. In the same way the sediments and/or sedim...
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[n] - the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture 2. [n] - the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level
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Base'ment noun [ French soubassement . Of uncertain origin. Confer Base , adjective , Bastion .] (Architecture) The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treate...
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The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. (See Base, 3) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively. ... <anatomy> Basement membrane, a delicate membrane composed of a single layer of flat cells, forming the subs...
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cellar noun the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
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• (a.) The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively.
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A basement is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor. Basements are typically used as a utility space for a building where such items as the furnace, water heater, breaker panel or fuse box, car park, and air-conditioning system are located; ...
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A basement is the outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure and also describes the rooms of a ground floor, collectively.
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lowest, subordinate storey of building often either entirely or partially below ground level; the lowest part of classical elevation, below the piano nobile.
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