base line


base line
An east and west line, parallel to the equator, established as a means whereby townships created in the government survey of public lands are described as such by the number of the tier of townships in which it appears north or south of such line, the description, operating with a similar description in terms of a north and south line or principal meridian, to give the location of the township. Meas v Whitener-London Realty Co. 119 Ark 301, 178 SW 390. See range.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Base line — Base Base, n. [F. base, L. basis, fr. Gr. ba sis a stepping, step, a base, pedestal, fr. bai nein to go, step, akin to E. come. Cf. {Basis}, and see {Come}.] 1. The bottom of anything, considered as its support, or that on which something rests… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • base|line — base line, or base|line «BAYS LYN», noun. 1. a line used as a base, from which operations are carried on, or on which they depend or rest. 2. a) Baseball. the unmarked lane or path between one base and the next. A player must keep to it while… …   Useful english dictionary

  • base line — [bās′līn΄] 1. a) a line serving as a base b) any starting or reference point, figure, amount, level, etc. with which others can be measured or compared c) Surveying a horizontal line measured with special accuracy to provide a base for survey by… …   Universalium

  • base line — [bās′līn΄] 1. a) a line serving as a base b) any starting or reference point, figure, amount, level, etc. with which others can be measured or compared c) Surveying a horizontal line measured with special accuracy to provide a base for survey by… …   English World dictionary

  • base line — Survey line used in the government survey to establish township lines. Horizontal elevation line used as a centerline in a highway survey. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. base line …   Law dictionary

  • base-line — ● base line, base lines nom féminin (mot anglais) Slogan publicitaire placé en bas d une affiche ou d une annonce de presse, ou à la fin d un spot de publicité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • base line — noun Etymology: base (I) : a main line taken as or representing a base: as a. : base 6b; specifically : a line extending east and west from a chosen reference point on a principal meridian and forming with the meridian a pair of coordinate axes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • base(line) — pagrindinė linija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Grafinės priklausomybės linija, kai sistemoje nevyksta pokyčiai. atitikmenys: angl. base(line); datum(line) rus. базовая линия …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • base line — bazinė linija statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Įsivaizduojama linija spausdintame arba ekrane rodomame tekste, į kurią remiasi rašmenų pagrindai. Iliustraciją žr. priede. Žemiau šios linijos patenka raidžių nosinės ir kitos išsikišančios… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • base line — n. starting line; (Printing) imaginary line on which the bottoms of letters sit (excluding the tails on g, y, p, q, and j); line which marks each end of the court (Tennis); area in which a runner runs from base to base on a baseball field… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • base·line — /ˈbeısˌlaın/ noun, pl lines [count] 1 technical : information that is used as a starting point by which to compare other information The experiment is meant only to provide a baseline for other studies. often used before another noun baseline… …   Useful english dictionary


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