baseline

The imaginary line upon which a line of type appears to sit. Lower case letters with descenders such as 'g', 'p' and 'q' drop below the baseline. In some typefaces, the bottom stroke of letters like 'a' may also drop below the baseline.

Baseline

A Baseline is a Configuration Identification formally designated and applicable at a specific point in an items life cycle. Baselines, plus approved changes from those baselines, constitute the current configuration identification. A Configuration identification document or a set of such documents formally designated by the acquirer (Customer) at a specific time during a CI life cycle. ...

Baseline

[budgeting] Baseline budgeting is an accounting method the United States Federal Government uses to develop a budget for future years. Baseline budgeting uses current spending levels as the `baseline` for establishing future funding requirements and assumes future budgets will equal the current budget times the inflation rate times the popu...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseline_(budgeting)

Baseline

A baseline consists of a pair of stations for which simultaneous GPS data has been collected.
Found on http://www.navtechgps.com/assets/1/7/NGPSAcronymsGlossary.pdf

baseline

The imaginary line upon which most of the glyphs in a font rest.
Found on http://www.jgoffin.freeserve.co.uk/abf/glossary.htm

baseline

[n] - an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared 2. [n] - the back line at each end of a tennis court 3. [n] - the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases
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Baseline

The initial data score of a subject before an experiment, used as a benchmark (or reference value) against which the experimental data is compared.
Found on http://www.conceptstew.co.uk/PAGES/s4t_glossary_B.html

Baseline

A baseline is an approved configuration item, e.g. a project plan that has been signed off for execution. The baseline records the planned costs, schedule and technical requirements against which a project is measured.
Found on http://www.projectsmart.co.uk/glossary.html

Baseline

a starting point against which changes can be measured
Found on http://www.food.gov.uk/safereating/chemsafe/pesticides/pesticidesglossary/

Baseline

The imaginary line upon which the bases of some letters sit.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829

Baseline

Baseline: 1. Information gathered at the beginning of a study from which variations found in the study are measured. 2. A known value or quantity with which an unknown is compared when measured or assessed. 3. The initial time point in a clinical trial, just before a participant starts to receive the experimental treatment which is being tested. At...
Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=26233

baseline

<anatomy> A line approximating the base of the skull, passing from the infraorbital ridge to the midline of the occiput, intersecting the superior margin of the external auditory meatus; the skull is in the anatomical position when the base line lies in the horizontal plane. ... Synonym: orbitomeatal line. ... (08 Mar 2000) ...
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baseline

noun the lines a baseball player must follow while running the bases
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baseline

noun an imaginary line or standard by which things are measured or compared; `the established a baseline for the budget`
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baseline

(bās´līn) an observation or value that represents the normal or beginning level of a measurable quality, used for comparison with values representing response to experimental intervention or an environmental stimulus, usually implying that the baseline and reponse values refer to the same individual or s...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

baseline

A conceptual line with respect to which successive characters are aligned.
Found on http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/glossaries/unicode.html

Baseline

[magazine] Baseline magazine is a magazine devoted to typography, book arts and graphic design. ==History== Since Baseline 19, which appeared in 1995, Baseline has been published by Bradbourne Publishing, co-edited by Mike Daines and Hans Dieter Reichert and art-directed by HDR Visual Communication. It is characterized by its large format, ...
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Baseline

[medicine] A baseline in medicine is information found at the beginning of a study or other initial known value which is used for comparison with later data. The concept of a baseline is essential to the daily practice of medicine in order to establish a relative rather than absolute meaning to data. The meaning of baseline in medicine is v...
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Baseline

[sea] A baseline is the line from which the seaward limits of a state`s territorial sea and certain other maritime zones of jurisdiction are measured. Normally, a sea baseline follows the low-water line of a coastal state. When the coastline is deeply indented, has fringing islands or is highly unstable, straight baselines may be used. ==Me...
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Baseline

Back boundary line at each end of the court, parallel to the net.
Found on http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/sports/olympics/longterm/badmnton/badg

baseline

see end line.
Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/basketball_glossary.html

baseline

A specification or software product that has been formally reviewed or agreed upon, that thereafter serves as the basis for further development, and that can be changed only through a formal change control process. [After IEEE 610]...
Found on http://www.imbus.de/glossar/

Baseline

A statement of conditions at the start of an initiative, such as the claimant count.
Found on http://www.joinedupforjobs.org.uk/glossary.html

baseline

1) Valid and reliable information about the intended learner population used to ascertain differences between learners' performances before and after instruction. 2) A set of measurements (metrics) that seek to establish the current starting level of a performance. These measurements are usually established before implementing improvement activiti....
Found on http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/glossary/b.html

Baseline

The imaginary line upon which the letters in a font appear to rest.
Found on http://www.fontshop.com/glossary/
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