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Bast

 (bäst)
n. Mythology
Variant of Bastet.

bast

 (băst)
n.
1. The phloem of a plant.
2. Bast fiber.

[Middle English, from Old English bæst.]

bast

(bæst)
n
1. (Botany) Also called: bass fibrous material obtained from the phloem of jute, hemp, flax, lime, etc, used for making rope, matting, etc
2. (Botany) botany another name for phloem
[Old English bæst; related to Old Norse, Middle High German bast]

bast

(bæst)

n.
1. phloem.
2. Also called bast fiber. any of several strong, woody fibers, as flax, hemp, ramie, or jute, obtained from phloem tissue and used in the manufacture of woven goods and cordage.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English bæst, c. Middle Dutch, Old High German, Old Norse bast]

bast

- A word for an asylum, refuge, or sanctuary.
See also related terms for refuge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bast - strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plantsbast - strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants
natural fiber, natural fibre - fiber derived from plants or animals
2.bast - (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where neededbast - (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
sieve tube - tube formed by cells joined end-to-end through which nutrients flow in flowering plants and brown algae
3.bast - cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddessBast - cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess; represents life-giving power of the sun
Translations
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Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim's complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.
The boy, Leonard Bast, stood at the extreme verge of gentility.
I never longed so for the country, Russian country, with bast shoes and peasants, as when I was spending a winter with my mother in Nice.
Letters, articles and even community calendar items in support of gay and abortion issues were not allowed,' Bast said.
Prior to establishing Nucleus Marketing Lab, Steve Bast applied his ability to translate insights into actionable strategies in numerous roles including leading the strategic planning divisions of Cramer-Krasselt's Phoenix office and in a marketing director capacity at the world headquarters of Cold Stone Creamery.
Crailar Organic Fibers is a proprietary enzymatic processing technology for transforming bast fiber into superior organic fiber for apparel, home furnishings and carpeting applications.
Bast also notes that celiac is hereditary, so those with a family member who has been diagnosed with celiac should be tested immediately.
It then moves on to discuss the major fibre types, including bast fibres, alginates, cellulose and speciality biodegradable fibres, such as lyocell, poly(lactic acid) and poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s.
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The news directors are Amy Bast with akb marketing llc and Ron Theis with Comfort Suites Hudson.