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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

The basic problem with my love relationships with women is that my standards are so high - and they apply equally to both of us. I seek full-blast mutual intensity, fully fledged mutual acceptance, full-blown mutual flourishing, and fully felt peace and joy with each other. This requires a level of physical attraction, personal adoration, and moral admiration that is hard to find.
Cornel West

Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
Imelda Marcos

We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.
Joan D. Vinge

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
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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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