- adjective referring to the most important but often simplest part of something, from which everything else is derived
(written as BASIC)Acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code. A simple to learn high-level programming language, with applications, for instance, in business.
(written as BASIC)a simple language for writing computer programs.
- adjective very simple, from which everything else comes
- adjective referring to a chemical substance which reacts with an acid to form a salt
- noun a first edition of a text which has been revised