The word "base" has a few different meanings, but basically it refers to a foundation of some sort upon which things are made:
The word "base" can also be a location or a headquarters:
A base is also an important part of the field when playing baseball. It’s something that players touch with their feet. Here’s a baseball field:
From home plate a batter hits the ball and then tries to touch all four bases: first base, second base, third base, and home plate.
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January 8, 2013