Nitrogenous Base

Science / Genetics / Nitrogenous Base: A nitrogen-containing molecule having the chemical properties of a base. Dna contains the nitrogenous bases adenine (a), guanine (g), cytosine (c), and thymine (t).

Other Words for Base

Base Noun Synonyms: bottom, foot, support, stand, pedestal
Base Adjective Synonyms: low, undignified, cowardly, selfish, mean, despicable, contemptible, filthy, evil
Base Verb Synonyms: establish, found, secure, build, ground, anchor, fix, hinge, form, derive, draw
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Base Pair (BP)

Science / Genetics / Base Pair (BP): Two nitrogenous bases (adenine and thymine or guanine and cytosine) held together by weak bonds. Two strands of dna are held together in the shape of a double helix by the bonds between base pairs. MORE

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Health / Massage / Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Relaxation techniques, meditation, and easy stretching exercises are combined to allow the client to become mindful in order to access inner sources of power. By being fully mindful and awake in life, MORE

Nitrate Base

Entertainment / Photography / Nitrate Base: Was an early flexible film support which was highly inflammable. MORE

Money Base

Business / Finance / Money Base: Composed of currency and coins outside the banking system plus liabilities to the deposit money banks. MORE

Megabase (MB)

Science / Genetics / Megabase (MB): Unit of length for dna fragments equal to 1 million nucleotides and roughly equal to 1 cm. MORE

Knowledge-Based Pay

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Knowledge-Based Pay: A salary differentiation system that bases compensation on an individual’s education, experience, knowledge, skills or specialized training. Also referred to as skill-based pay. MORE

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