Associations to the word «Basis»


BASIS, noun. A starting point, base or foundation for an argument or hypothesis.
BASIS, noun. An underlying condition or circumstance.
BASIS, noun. A regular frequency.
BASIS, noun. (linear algebra) In a vector space, a linearly independent set of vectors spanning the whole vector space.
BASIS, noun. (accounting) Amount paid for an investment, including commissions and other expenses.
BASIS, noun. (topology) A collection of subsets ("basis elements") of a set, such that this collection covers the set, and for any two basis elements which both contain an element of the set, there is a third basis element contained in the intersection of the first two, which also contains that element.
BASIS POINT, noun. (finance) One hundredth of one percentage point
BASIS POINTS, noun. Plural of basis point

Dictionary definition

BASIS, noun. A relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis".
BASIS, noun. The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture".
BASIS, noun. The most important or necessary part of something; "the basis of this drink is orange juice".

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