[ hahy-poh-bey-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊˈbeɪ sɪs /
noun, plural hy·po·ba·ses [hahy-poh-bey-seez] /ˌhaɪ poʊˈbeɪ siz/. Architecture.
the lowermost distinctively treated part of a base.
a lower base beneath an upper and more important one.
Origin of hypobasis
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