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BASE. Something low; inferior. This word is frequently used in composition; as base court, base estate, base fee, &c.

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in from the edge of the plastic base and a few dollops in other locations.
New bulk truck from Meese Orbitron Dunne Company features a durable, impact-resistant plastic base that accommodates up to 600 lbs.
Sleekly made from steel plate and chromium steel, this bullet-shaped can has a corrosion-resistant exterior; a lid that forms an odor-proof seal and opens and closes silently at the barest touch, thanks to a uniquely designed hinge; an interior metal bucket that may be lifted out to empty it or can accommodate "SmartFix" bin liners which can be disposed of simply and neatly; an unobtrusive, yet rugged hand grip that allows you to move the bin easily, even when fully loaded; and a plastic base to prevent scratching the floor.
His creations usually take five to six hours to complete and involve making the lampshade, assembling the basic lamp hardware and designing and casting the liquid plastic bases. A favorite lamp is "High Tech Victorian." "The cast plastic base on this lamp was made from thousands of chip resistors, inductors and capacitors and is a depiction of a flower," stated Colucci.
Daihatsu's Copen sports car has one thing in common with the new Mini Coopen a Front-end module built around a plastic base, and delivered to the line as a complete unit, ready For installation.
Magnets on the posts' ends provide the "glue" that adheres the prosthesis's tough, flexible plastic base to Tatum's head.
Students covered the plastic base with a soft paper towel and then used thin strips of newspaper dipped into wheat paste.