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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The lowest molding of an architectural base or of a baseboard.

Usage examples (11)
  • We trudge through the poorly lit halls of a deep subbase-j ment.
  • To reduce these potential problems it requires a significant amount of subbase, detention, and underdrains to make sure the water is drained as fast as it infiltrates...
  • "Basically they paved asphalt on dirt, with no gravel subbase."
  • His district includes McChord AFB, Fort Lewis, PSNS Bremerton, and the Trident subbase. for more
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