steel produced by the basic process.
Delafond, of Creuzot, and others, the basic steel is peculiarly suitable on account of its remarkable regularity.
Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883 Various
Open Hearth, Acid and basic steel figured only as a relatively small tonnage.
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Military. a period following a person’s induction into the armed forces devoted to training in basic military comportment, duties, and combat skills. Contemporary Examples I enlisted in the Army a few months before then, in April of 2002, and when Bush spoke in Normandy I was still in basic training. Ten Years In, Remembering Our […]
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basic v The version of the Basic programming language which comes on ROM in Acorn’s RISC computers: the Archimedes range and the RiscPC. It features REPEAT and WHILE loops, multi-line IF statements, procedures and functions, local variables, error handling, system calls and a built-in assembler. (1995-01-05)
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the set of lexical items in a language that are most resistant to replacement, referring to the most common and universal elements of human experience, such as parts of the body (foot, eye), universal features of the environment (water, star), common activities (eat, sleep), and the lowest numerals. Historical Examples Upon this foundation of a […]