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In mathematics, base refers to:

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In chemistry, a base is the reactive complement to an acid. (Sometimes the term alkali has been used historically where base is now preferred.) See Acid-base reaction theories. Technically, a substance capable of neutralizing acid, with a pH greater than 7.0.
In biochemistry, see nitrogenous base.

In baseball, a base is one of 4 bags placed at corners of the infield diamond that a player has to run to after hitting the ball.

In a transistor the base is the controlling connection to the junction[?].

The name of the terrorist group Al-Qaida translates as "the base."

In 2001, the catchphrase "All your base are belong to us" swept across the Internet. It came from a poorly translated video game called Zero Wing.

BASE jumping is a popular variation on skydiving.

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