Nonbasic



[bey-sik] /ˈbeɪ sɪk/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or forming a base; fundamental:
a basic principle; the basic ingredient.
2.
Chemistry.

3.
Metallurgy. noting, pertaining to, or made by a steelmaking process (basic process) in which the furnace or converter is lined with a basic or nonsiliceous material, mainly burned magnesite and a small amount of ground basic slag, to remove impurities from the steel.
Compare (def 9).
4.
Geology. (of a rock) having relatively little silica.
5.
Military.

6.
Slang.

noun
7.
Military.

8.
Often, basics. something that is fundamental or basic; an essential ingredient, principle, procedure, etc.:
to learn the basics of music; to get back to basics.
9.
Slang. a person, especially a female, who is boringly predictable or unoriginal.
/ˈbeɪsɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or forming a base or basis; fundamental; underlying
2.
elementary or simple: a few basic facts
3.
excluding additions or extras: basic pay
4.
(chem)

5.
(metallurgy) of, concerned with, or made by a process in which the furnace or converter is made of a basic material, such as magnesium oxide
6.
(of such igneous rocks as basalt) containing between 52 and 45 per cent silica
7.
(military) primary or initial: basic training
noun
8.
(usually pl) a fundamental principle, fact, etc
/ˈbeɪsɪk/
noun
1.
a computer programming language that uses common English terms
adj.

1832, originally in chemistry, from base (n.) + -ic.

computer language, 1964, initialism for Beginners’ All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code; invented by Hungarian-born U.S. computer scientist John G. Kemeny (1926-1992) and U.S. computer scientist Thomas E. Kurtz (b.1928).

basic ba·sic (bā’sĭk)
adj.

BASIC
(bā’sĭk)
A simple programming language developed in the 1960s that is widely taught to students as a first programming language.
Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

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