The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: bas

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bas pronunciation
  • /bɑːs/
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noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. base; foundation
  2. (mathematics) base, basis; a set of vector which span a certain space
  3. (mathematics) base; the lower, horizontal line in a triangle or the horizontal plane in a cone, pyramid etc.
  4. (chemistry) base; alkali
  5. (molecular biology, colloquial) nucleotide in the context of a DNA or RNA polymer
  6. bass guitar
  7. a permanent structure for housing a military
Synonyms: (foundation) grund, (military) militärbas
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  1. (dated) a (minor) officer or boss; the person in charge of the daily work
Synonyms: arbetsledare
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  1. (uncountable, music) the tones of lowest frequency
  2. musical instruments, musicians, singers or loudspeakers presenting such tones

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