What does Basement mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellarnoun

    the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

  2. basementnoun

    the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture

Wiktionary

  1. basementnoun

    A floor of a building below ground level.

  2. basementnoun

    Last place in a sports conference standings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basementadjective

    the outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively

Freebase

  1. Basement

    A basement or cellar is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor. Basements are typically used as a utility space for a building where such items as the boiler, water heater, breaker panel or fuse box, car park, and air-conditioning system are located; so also are amenities such as the electrical distribution system, and cable television distribution point. However in cities with high property prices such as London, basements are often fitted out to a high standard and used as living space. In British English, the word "basement" is used for underground floors of, for example, department stores, but the word is only used with houses when the space below their ground floor is habitable, with windows and its own access. The word cellar or cellars is used to apply to the whole underground level or to any large underground room. A subcellar is a cellar that lies further underneath.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basement in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Basement in a Sentence

  1. Lauren Boebert:

    Joe Biden’s attack on American energy and American workers has led to skyrocketing gas prices, now, this administration’s weak leadership has invited hackers to attack American infrastructure, furthering our energy crisis. Biden’s lead-from-the-basement strategy is hurting American families.

  2. Jennifer McCormick:

    A reputable home inspector is important as well, Jennifer McCormick added. Their reports could state there is a leak in the roof or chimney, a grading issue where water runs into a basement or a vacant/foreclosed house that appears to have humidity issues because the power is off. The inspector may see that these situations could allow mold to grow.

  3. David Mathews:

    We were in our house and knew something was going on and getting ready to go to the basement, then it was over, we just built a brand new fire hall and it was destroyed. Also a row of houses near the fire hall. The Lutheran Church was destroyed, it's all in rubble.

  4. Andrew Freund Sr.:

    Weve checked closets, the basement, the garage, everywhere.

  5. M. C. Escher:

    Only those who attempt the absurd...will achieve the impossible. I think...I think it's in my basement...Let me go upstairs and check.

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