Definitions for subbaseˈsʌbˌbeɪs

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  1. Archit. the lowest part of a base that consists of two or more horizontal members.

    Category: Architecture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subbase(noun)

    the lowest molding of an architectural base or of a baseboard


  1. subbase(Noun)

    The lowest projecting part of a baseboard, a pedestal or a similar construct.

  2. subbase(Noun)

    A certain subcollection of a topological space


  1. Subbase

    In topology, a subbase for a topological space X with topology T is a subcollection B of T which generates T, in the sense that T is the smallest topology containing B. A slightly different definition is used by some authors, and there are other useful equivalent formulations of the definition; these are discussed below.


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