basic

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • adjective referring to the most important but often simplest part of something, from which everything else is derived

Computing

Electronics

  • (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.

Human Resources

  • noun
    (written as BASIC)
    a simple language for writing computer programs.

Medical

  • adjective very simple, from which everything else comes
  • adjective referring to a chemical substance which reacts with an acid to form a salt

Publishing

  • noun a first edition of a text which has been revised
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