an orange-red, amorphous, water-insoluble powder, Bi 2 O 3 ⋅2CrO 3 , used chiefly as a pigment in paints.
- Basic dress
a simple, usually dark dress that may be worn with various accessories or in combination with other garments so that it is suitable for different occasions.
- Basic dye
a dye soluble in acid and insoluble in basic solution, consisting mostly of amino or imino compounds of xanthene or triarylmethane: used mainly for inks, carbon paper, and typewriter ribbon. Historical Examples If there is a precipitate there is a basic dye, if not, an acid dye. The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall This […]
- Basic education
noun (in India) education in which all teaching is correlated with the learning of a craft Contemporary Examples Another 71 million adolescents are out of school, many of them lacking a basic education. Gordon Brown: Our Silent Education Crisis Gordon Brown January 25, 2012 Most important, as employers, the old patricians understood the need for […]
- Basic encoding rules
basic encoding rules protocol, standard (BER) ASN.1 encoding rules for producing self-identifying and self-delimiting transfer syntax for data structures described in ASN.1 notations. BER is an self-identifying and self-delimiting encoding scheme, which means that each data value can be identified, extracted and decoded individually. Huw Rogers once described BER as “a triumph of bloated theory […]