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Basement

Meanings and phrases

basement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage; cellar
  2. the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture

basement level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Azadi Museum is located at the basement level.
  • The basement level is covered with rock-faced stone, which continues around the exterior.
  • It stood three stories tall, and included a partially raised basement level and an attic level.

raised basement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The third floor and raised basement are servant quarters.
  • The entire house is constructed in brick above a raised basement.
  • The two-story building is rectangular, set atop a raised basement.

basement membrane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is most likely due to the biochemistry of the parenchymal basement membrane and the astrocytic foot processes.
  • FOXC2 is required during early development of the kidneys, including differentiation of podocytes and maturation of the glomerular basement membrane.
  • potentially malignant) condition, because the biologically abnormal cells have not yet crossed the basement membrane to invade the surrounding tissue.

basement rocks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The higher competence of the Caledonian basement rocks made them more resistant to erosion.
  • North of Muruntau, Devonian and Carboniferous carbonate rocks are thrust over the top of the older basement rocks.
  • The Coyote Mountains range consists of uplifted metamorphic basement rocks overlain by younger volcanic and sedimentary rocks.

full basement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It has one story above ground but also has a full basement.
  • Unusual for a Wright-designed house, it has a full basement.
  • The courthouse also has a full basement.

basement rock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plateau consists of thick sandstone formations that overlie granitic basement rock.
  • It has been excavated into the basement rock beneath the volcanic field, and is itself surrounded by a rim less than high.
  • It can be described as rooted to its basement rock as opposed to an allochthonous block or nappe which has been relocated from its site of formation.
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