a simplified form of English restricted to an 850-word vocabulary and a few rules of grammar, intended especially as an international auxiliary language and for use in teaching English as a foreign language: devised by Charles Kay Ogden.
a simplified form of English, proposed by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards, containing a vocabulary of approximately 850 of the commonest English words, intended as an international language
- Basic fortran
basic fortran language A subset of Fortran. [Sammet 1969, p. 150]. (1999-06-09)
- Basic fuchsin
fuchsin. a greenish, water-soluble, solid, coal-tar derivative, obtained by the oxidation of a mixture of aniline and the toluidines, that forms deep-red solutions: used chiefly as a dye. noun a greenish crystalline substance, the quaternary chloride of rosaniline, forming a red solution in water: used as a textile dye and a biological stain. Formula: C20H19N3HCl […]
- Basic fuchsin-methylene blue stain
basic fuchsin-methylene blue stain basic fuchsin-methylene blue stain n. A stain that produces differential staining in which nuclei stain purple; collagen and connective tissue stain blue; mitochondria, myelin, and lipid droplets stain red; and cytoplasm, smooth muscle cells, and chrondroblasts stain pink.
- Basic industry
noun an industry which is highly important in a nation’s economy Historical Examples Agriculture is the foremost and basic industry of the institution. Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements Various Agriculture is or has been the basic industry of nearly every race or nation that has succeeded. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, […]