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Definition of Basic

Basic

  1. Relating to a base; performing the office of a base in a salt.
  2. Having the base in excess, or the amount of the base atomically greater than that of the acid, or exceeding in proportion that of the related neutral salt.
  3. Apparently alkaline, as certain normal salts which exhibit alkaline reactions with test paper.
  4. Said of crystalline rocks which contain a relatively low percentage of silica, as basalt.

Basic Quotations

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.
Richard Courant

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Joseph Addison

Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.
Barack Obama

Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.
Naveen Jain

The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
Christopher McCandless
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Basic Translations

basic in Afrikaans is basies
basic in Dutch is basis-
basic in German is BASIC, grundlegend
basic in Italian is base
basic in Swedish is grund
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