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# Definition of Basis

Noun: basis (bases) bey-sis

- A relation that provides the foundation for something

"he worked on an interim basis";

- footing, ground

- The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun, developed, calculated or explained

"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture";

- base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone

- The most important or necessary part of something

"the basis of this drink is orange juice";

- base

- (mathematics) in a vector space, a linearly independent set of vectors spanning the whole vector space

See also:

basipetally

basiscopic

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