noun Also base line.
Examples from the Web for baseline
“There is a baseline agreement when it comes to campus rape: the current system is failing these students,” she added.
A system to ensure that providers have a baseline competency in the areas where they choose to practice makes sense to me.
We can aim at an economy that makes dignity and security a baseline and lets people cut their paths from there.We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem|Jedediah Purdy|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women have learned to operate with a baseline level of fear, one that dips or peaks depending on our surroundings.Apps and Online Programs Offer New Ways to Report Street Harassment|Tessa Miller|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The baseline question, as it so often is in politics these days, is about emotional resistance.
Anyway, he knocked it straight down the third baseline and fooled the Journals rivals, for their fielders were not on duty.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds
The crescent rests on a baseline formed by the slowly-proceeding line of women, children, and baggage-horses.At Home with the Patagonians|George Chaworth Musters
Meanwhile his baseline had been extended twenty miles to the westto near Noyon.
On the 17th a baseline was laid down on the plateau, and Blake was able to commence his survey of the island.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
With two tracers, separated on a baseline of a few million kilometers, we can plot position closely.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes