• basic programming language, one of the simplest high-level programming languages (computers)
• fundamental; of or pertaining to a base, containing a base (chemistry)
• you use basic to describe a thing which is the most important or the simplest part of something.
• an activity, situation, or plan that is basic to the achievement or success of something else is necessary for it.
• you describe something as basic when it has only the most important features and no luxuries.
• the basics of a subject or activity are the simplest and most important aspects of it.
• basic is a simple computer language which uses english words. basic is an abbreviation for `beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code'.
basic accounting assumptions
• basic principles of accounting upon which accounting is based
• feeling of profound helplessness experienced by an infant (psychology)
basic army law
• basic law that determines the framework of activity for the military
• fundamental theory, basic supposition, something fundamental which is supposed as true
• staple items, basic products
• fundamental ideas, basic notions
• introductory course, course which is designed to teach the fundamentals
• documents required to establish a corporation
• fundamentals of the french language
• fundamental rules, basic rules
• index used as a base for comparison, standard index
basic input output system
• program which is permanently in a computer's memory and is activated at startup
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basic interest loan
• loan given at a slightly higher interest rate than the rate of the daily account
• fundamental law, law which is the basis for others
• fundamental laws, laws which are the basis for others; fundamental rules, basic guidelines
basic life support
• series of basic emergency medical procedures which includes cpr and the removal of foreign objects from windpipe, bls (medicine)
• basic things that one must do
• basic programming language which was provided which the early versions of dos
• programming language for developing applications under a windows environment