basicity

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ba·sic

 (bā′sĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or forming a base; fundamental: "Basic changes in public opinion often occur because of shifts in concerns and priorities" (Atlantic).
2. Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis: a basic course in Russian; a set of basic woodworking tools.
3. Chemistry
a. Of or relating to a base.
b. Containing a base, especially in excess of acid.
c. Alkaline.
4. Geology Containing little silica, as certain igneous rocks.
n.
1. An essential, fundamental element or entity: the basics of math.
2. Basic training.

ba·sic′i·ty (-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

BA·SIC

or Ba·sic  (bā′sĭk)
n.
A widely used programming language that is designed to be easy to learn.

[B(eginner's) A(ll-purpose) S(ymbolic) I(nstruction) C(ode).]

basicity

(beɪˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Chemistry) chem
a. the state of being a base
b. the extent to which a substance is basic

ba•sic•i•ty

(beɪˈsɪs ɪ ti)

n.
1. the state of being a chemical base.
2. the power of an acid to react with bases.
[1840–50]