|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
basic ba·sic (bā'sĭk)
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis.
Producing, resulting from, or relating to a base.
Containing a base, especially in excess of acid.
Containing oxide or hydroxide anions.