The definition of basic is something that is essential, or something with a pH level higher than 7.(adjective)
Something basic is defined as something that is necessary to know or learn.(noun)
An example of a basic is the knowledge of how to add and subtract.
See basic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: B(eginner's) A(ll-purpose) S(ymbolic) I(nstruction) C(ode)
See basic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: B(eginner's) A(ll-purpose) S(ymbolic) I(nstruction) C(ode).
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