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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).]

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.

basic

(ˈbeɪsɪk)
adj
1. of, relating to, or forming a base or basis; fundamental; underlying
2. elementary or simple: a few basic facts.
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) excluding additions or extras: basic pay.
4. (Chemistry) chem
a. of, denoting, or containing a base; alkaline
b. (of a salt) containing hydroxyl or oxide groups not all of which have been replaced by an acid radical: basic lead carbonate, 2PbCO3.Pb(OH)2.
5. (Metallurgy) metallurgy of, concerned with, or made by a process in which the furnace or converter is made of a basic material, such as magnesium oxide
6. (Geological Science) (of such igneous rocks as basalt) containing between 52 and 45 per cent silica
7. military primary or initial: basic training.
n
(usually plural) a fundamental principle, fact, etc

BASIC

(ˈbeɪsɪk) or

Basic

n
(Computer Science) a computer programming language that uses common English terms
[C20: acronym of b(eginner's) a(ll-purpose) s(ymbolic) i(nstruction) c(ode)]

ba•sic

(ˈbeɪ sɪk)

adj.
1. of or forming a base or basis; essential; fundamental: a basic principle.
2.
a. pertaining to a chemical base.
b. not having all of the hydroxyls of the base replaced by the acid group.
c. alkaline.
3. (of a rock) having relatively little silica.
4. of the lowest military rank: airman basic.
n.
6. Often, basics. an essential ingredient, principle, procedure, etc.
[1835–45]

BASIC

(ˈbeɪ sɪk)

n.
a high-level programming language that uses English words, punctuation marks, and algebraic notation.
[1965–70; B(eginner's) A(ll-purpose) S(ymbolic) I(nstruction) C(ode)]

ba·sic

(bā′sĭk)
Having the chemical characteristics of a base; alkaline.

BASIC

Beginners’ All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basic - a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learnBASIC - a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
2.basic - (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constantbasic - (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
commodity, trade good, good - articles of commerce
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Adj.1.basic - pertaining to or constituting a base or basis; "a basic fact"; "the basic ingredients"; "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities"
incidental, incident - (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick change"
2.basic - reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality; "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern"
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
3.basic - serving as a base or starting pointbasic - serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"
first - preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"
4.basic - of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alkalic, alkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"

basic

adjective
2. vital, needed, important, key, necessary, essential, primary, crucial, fundamental, elementary, indispensable, requisite shortages of even the most basic foodstuffs
3. essential, central, key, vital, fundamental, underlying, indispensable There are certain ethical principles that are basic to all the great religions.
essential supporting, minor, secondary, trivial, complementary, peripheral, supplementary, unessential
4. main, key, essential, primary There are three basic types of tea.
5. plain, simple, classic, ordinary, severe, crude, straightforward, Spartan, unpretentious, uncluttered, unadorned, unfussy, bog-standard (informal), unembellished, without frills the extremely basic hotel room
6. lowest, starting, lowest level the basic pay of a typical coalface worker
plural noun
1. essentials, facts, principles, fundamentals, practicalities, requisites, nuts and bolts (informal), hard facts, nitty-gritty (informal), rudiments, brass tacks (informal), necessaries Let's get down to basics and stop horsing around.

basic

adjective
1. Of or being an irreducible element:
2. Constituting or forming part of the essence of something:
3. Of or treating the most basic aspects:
4. Arising from or going to the root or source:
noun
A fundamental irreducible constituent of a whole:
element, essential, fundamental, rudiment (often used in plural).
Translations
أساسي، جَوْهَريأَسَاسِيّأوَّلي، أساسي
základnízásaditýelementárníjednoduchýnezbytnost
basalenkelgrund-grundlæggende
alus
perus-peruselintarvikeperustaperustarvikealkalinen
osnovan
alap-
grundvallar-undirstöîu-
基本的な
기초의
elementarusesminisiš esmėspradinis
elementārs
basisbasis-basisbehoeftebasischbasisonderdeel
osnoventemeljen
enkel
พื้นฐาน ธรรมดา
temelbaşlangıç düzeyinde
căn bản

BASIC

[ˈbeɪsɪk] N ABBR (Comput) =Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction CodeBASIC m

basic

[ˈbeɪsɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (= fundamental) [reason, idea, problem] → básico, fundamental; [knowledge] → básico, elemental; [skills, vocabulary, needs] → básico
basic Frenchfrancés m básico or elemental
a basic knowledge of Russianunos conocimientos básicos or elementales de ruso
a basic rightun derecho fundamental
basic to sthbásico or fundamental para algo
2. (= forming starting point) [salary, working hours] → base
the basic rate of income taxel tipo impositivo or de gravamen básico
3. (= rudimentary) [equipment, furniture] → rudimentario; [cooking] → muy sencillo, muy poco elaborado
the hotel was extremely basicel hotel era sumamente sencillo
4. (Chem) → básico
basic saltsal f básica
basic slagescoria f básica
B. NPL basics such as bread and milkalimentos básicos como el pan y la leche
the basicslos principios básicos
to get back to basicsvolver a empezar por los principios básicos
to get down to (the) basicsir a lo importante
they had forgotten everything and we had to go back to basicslo habían olvidado todo y tuvimos que volver a empezar por los principios
C. CPD basic airman N (US) → soldado m raso de la fuerzas aéreas
basic rate N (Fin) → tipo m de interés base
basic training N (Mil) → entrenamiento m básico
basic wage Nsalario m base

basic

[ˈbeɪsɪk] adj
[precautions, rules] → élémentaire
[principles, research, right] → fondamental(e)
[vocabulary, salary, model] → de base; [skill] → de base, élémentaire
It's a basic model → C'est un modèle de base.
(= essential) [needs] → de base, élémentaire; [foods] → de base
(= central) [theme] → essentiel(le)
to be basic to sth → constituer la base de qch
(= simple) → rudimentaire
The accommodation is pretty basic → Le logement est plutôt rudimentaire.

Basic

(Comput) abbr of beginner’s all-purpose symbolic instruction codeBASIC nt

basic

adj
(= fundamental)Grund-; problem also, reason, issueHaupt-; points, issueswesentlich; (= rudimentary) knowledge, necessities, equipment alsoelementar; character, intention, purpose alsoeigentlich; incompatibility, misconception, indifference, problemgrundsätzlich; to be basic to somethingVoraussetzung sein für etw; there’s no basic differencees besteht kein grundlegender Unterschied; he has a basic mistrust of womener misstraut Frauen grundsätzlich; a certain basic innocenceeine gewisse elementare Unschuld; he is, in a very basic sense, …er ist, im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes, …; the basic thing to remember is …woran man vor allem denken muss, ist …; must you be so basic!müssen Sie sich denn so direkt ausdrücken?; his knowledge is rather basicer hat nur ziemlich elementare Kenntnisse; the furniture is rather basicdie Möbel sind ziemlich primitiv; the room is rather basices ist ein recht einfaches Zimmer; you should know that, that’s basicdas müssten Sie aber wissen, das ist doch elementar; this is basic to the whole subjectdas liegt dem Fach zugrunde or zu Grunde; basic salary/working hoursGrundgehalt nt/-arbeitszeit f; the four basic operations (Math) → die vier Grundrechenarten; basic vocabularyGrundwortschatz m
(= original)zugrunde or zu Grunde liegend; theory also, assumptionursprünglich
(= essential)notwendig; knowledge of French is/good boots are absolutely basicFranzösischkenntnisse/gute Stiefel sind unbedingt nötig or sind eine Voraussetzung
(Chem) → basisch
pl the basicsdas Wesentliche; to get down to (the) basicszum Kern der Sache or zum Wesentlichen kommen; to get back to basicssich auf das Wesentliche besinnen

basic

:
basic English
nenglischer Grundwortschatz, Basic English nt
basic food
n, basic foodstuffs
basic industry
basic rate
n (of wage)Grundgehalt nt; (of tax)Eingangssteuersatz m; the basic of income taxder Eingangssteuersatz bei Lohn- und Einkommensteuer
basic salary
nGrundgehalt nt, → Fixum nt
basic slag (Chem)
nThomasschlacke f
basic wage
n usu plGrundlohn m

BASIC

[ˈbeɪsɪk] n abbr (Comput) =Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Introduction CodeBASIC m

basic

[ˈbeɪsɪk] adj
a. (fundamental, reason, problem) → fondamentale, base inv (after n); (rudimentary, knowledge) → rudimentale; (equipment, essential) → essenziale; (poor) → primitivo/a; (elementary, principles, precautions, rules) → elementare; (salary) → base inv (after n)
"Basic Italian" → "Italiano elementare"
b. (Chem) (oxide, salt) → basico/a

basic

(ˈbeisik) adjective
1. of, or forming, the main part or foundation of something. Your basic theory is wrong.
2. restricted to a fundamental level, elementary. a basic knowledge of French.
ˈbasically adverb
fundamentally. She seems strict, but basically (= in reality) she's very nice; Her job, basically, is to deal with foreign customers.

basic

أَسَاسِيّ základní enkel grundlegend βασικός básico perus- basique osnovan basilare 基本的な 기초의 basis- grunnleggende podstawowy básico основной enkel พื้นฐาน ธรรมดา temel căn bản 基本的

ba·sic

a. básico-a, fundamental.

basic

adj básico
References in classic literature ?
There was a basic harmony between Antonia and her mistress.
Its basic idea is the varying of the electric current by varying the pressure between two points.
Virginia's frocks were hung under a shelf where there were three dolls, some hoops, a doll-house, and a basic which she had used.
Also he slightly froze the edges of his lung-tissues--a dangerous thing, and the basic reason why a man should not unduly exert himself in the open at sixty-five below.
While his imagination was fanciful, even fantastic at times, he had a basic love of reality that compelled him to write about the things he knew.
The basic life of him dominated him again, and his intelligence fled before the will of his flesh to live.
The defects," he added, with a look at the ruined brick-work, "are merely basic and fundamental.
basic of logic is the syllogism, consisting of a major and a minor
4) It largely abandoned the Anglo-Saxon regard for quantity and (5) it retained alliteration not as a basic principle but as an (extremely useful) subordinate device.
All my lines of thought lead me back invariably to the one basic question--why should an athletic man develop his frame upon so unnatural an instrument as a single dumb-bell?
At the second level of basic education schools (girls), Al Qurum School for basic education stood first, followed by Darsit School for basic education.
Students in my Basic Statistics class were asked to engage in service-learning projects, as volunteers to teach Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics in selected high schools in the community.