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Definition of base

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Definition as written by Terry:

The lowest point, such as the base of a tree or shrub, where the trunk or stem enters the ground and begins forming roots.

Definition as written by Terry:

Opposite of acid, a base is substance that produces a pH from 7 to 14., alkalies are basic; likewise, ammonia is a common base.

Definition as written by Joan:

In reference to a leaf part, the base is the end of the leaf blade nearest to the point of attachment.


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