[ suhb-beys ]
/ ˈsʌbˌbeɪs /
Architecture. the lowest part of a base, as of a column, that consists of two or more horizontal members.
Mathematics. a collection of subsets of a topological space having the property that every open set of a given topology can be written as the union of intersections of finite numbers of sets in the collection.Compare base1(def 13b).
Words nearby subbase
OTHER WORDS FROM subbasesub·ba·sal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subbase
/ (ˈsʌbˌbeɪs) /
the lowest part of a pedestal, base, or skirtingCompare surbase
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