sub-base
Sub-bass Sub"-bass`, n. (Mus.) The deepest pedal stop, or the lowest tones of an organ; the fundamental or ground bass. [Written also {sub-base}.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sub-base — n. (Arch.) The lowest member of a base when divided horizontally, or of a baseboard, pedestal, or the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sub|base — «SUHB BAYS», noun. 1. the lowest part of a base that is divided horizontally. 2. a base placed under the bottom of a machine or other apparatus to raise it higher from the ground. 3. = subbass. (Cf. ↑subbass) 4. a secondary base of supplies …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub-base — /ˈsʌb beɪs/ (say sub bays) noun (in architecture) the lowest part of a base (as of a column) which consists of two or more horizontal members. –sub basal /sʌb ˈbeɪsəl/ (say sub baysuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • sub-base — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: sub (I) + base : a submarine base …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|base|ment — «SUHB BAYS muhnt», noun. any basement below the first or main basement of a building: »Figurative. Beneath the level of obvious fraud…was a subbasement of chicanery where we were all fooling one another (Harper s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sub Base Yelcho — Yelcho …   Wikipedia Español

  • sub — sub·abdominal; sub·account; sub·acetate; sub·acid; sub·acidity; sub·acute; sub·adult; sub·aerial; sub·aesthetic; sub·age; sub·agency; sub·agent; sub·akhmimic; sub·alary; sub·alate; sub·alimentation; sub·alkaline; sub·allocate; sub·almoner;… …   English syllables

  • base — base·ball; base; base·less; base·lin·er; base·ly; base·man; base·ment; base·ness; de·base; de·base·ment; di·a·base; em·base; gnatho·base; gyno·base; im·base; iso·base; phal·lo·base; rheo·base; rim·base; scle·ro·base; sub·base; sur·base;… …   English syllables

  • Base Yelcho — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Yelcho …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sub-bass — n. (Mus.) The deepest pedal stop, or the lowest tones of an organ; the fundamental or ground bass. [Written also {sub base}.] Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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