(Basho Matsuo) 1644?–94, Japanese poet.
noun (pl) basho
a grand tournament in sumo wrestling
full name Matsuo Basho, originally Matsuo Munefusa. 1644–94, Japanese poet and travel writer, noted esp for his haiku
noun another name for dancehall
basi- basi- or baso- pref. Base; lower part: basifacial. Chemical base; chemically basic: basophil.
- Basibregmatic axis
basibregmatic axis basibregmatic axis ba·si·breg·mat·ic axis (bā’sə-brěg-māt’ĭk) n. A vertical line connecting the basion to the bregma; the maximum height of the cranium.
of, relating to, or forming a base; fundamental: a basic principle; the basic ingredient. Chemistry. pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing a base. not having all of the hydroxyls of the base replaced by the acid group, or having the metal or its equivalent united partly to the acid group and partly to […]