Baseline Definition

bāslīn
noun
A line serving as a basis, as for measurement, calculation, or location.
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Something, such as a set of data, used as a basis for comparison or as a control in a study.
Took x-rays as a baseline for observing later arthritis.
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A starting point.
Interviews with students provided the baseline of our project.
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The base path.
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The boundary line at either end of a court, as in basketball or tennis.
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verb
(engineering, computing) To provide a baseline for measurement.
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(tennis) To play from the baseline.
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Other Word Forms of Baseline

Noun

Singular:
baseline
Plural:
baselines

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