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cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system 10 , decade , ten , tenner , X
(biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA A , adenine
(finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation accumulation
any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt acid
sour, water-soluble compound that can react with a base to form a salt acid
volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present acidimetry
fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base acorn
cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acorn acorn cup , cupule
additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base admixture , intermixture
plant of the genus Aeschynanthus having somewhat red or orange flowers and seeds having distinctive hairs at base and apex aeschynanthus
supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds aftershaft
loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected agnail , hangnail
base for military aircraft air base , air station
perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to opposite vertex (or side if parallel) altitude
scalelike structure between the base of the wing and the halter of a two-winged fly alula , calypter
extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills Amanita phalloides , death angel , death cap , death cup , destroying angel
agaric with a pallid cap and a stalk that is enlarged near the base American parasol , Lepiota americana
base-forming compound amine
amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships amphibious assault
acid and base, reacting like amphiprotic , amphoteric
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