Base course


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Base course (Arch) The first or lower course of a foundation wall, made of large stones or a mass of concrete; -- called also foundation course. The architectural member forming the transition between the basement and the wall above.
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In literature:

There would be, of course, innumerable cases of change based upon personal motives.
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
Mill's rules were of course regarded by himself as based upon experience.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
The latter, however, had sheered off from its base course well to the right when the alarm was sounded.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
But, of course, I do see my danger," she admitted, "of doing something base.
"The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2" by Henry James
Jeffrey Whiting rode southward in the wake of four other men down a long spiral course towards the base of the mountain.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Above this is a moulded string course, and on each face are shafts of Aberdeen red granite, with moulded caps and bases.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
There was, of course, no national consciousness, based on common history and common aspirations.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
In the process of soothing her, of course, I made light of her self-confessed baseness.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
Of course it scared him, and he came streaking in and reached second base just before the batter.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
The Base is under the surface, of course.
"Second Variety" by Philip Kindred Dick
The base-course wall of brick, stone, or concrete should be carried up some 2 ft. or so above ground level.
"Cottage Building in Cob, Pisé, Chalk and Clay" by Clough Williams-Ellis
Of course, all our plans must be based on that.
"Frontier Boys in the South Seas" by Wyn Roosevelt
Even the course of events had no interest for them beyond their own base.
"Command" by William McFee
We're armed, of course, and there are Jap air bases within range to give us some action.
"Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal" by Robert Sydney Bowen
At the base hospital they gave Sheila O'Leary full credit for the curing of Bertrand Fauchet, which, of course, she flatly denied.
"Leerie" by Ruth Sawyer
Of course we have our suspicion, based really on nothing, that Fanning Harding knows something about them.
"The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship" by Margaret Burnham
The mine-sweeping on the enemy minefields was, of course, the principal function of the Harwich auxiliary base.
"The Harwich Naval Forces" by E. F. Knight
This is of course based on the 1850 value of 5.0 persons per family.
"The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California" by Sherburne Friend Cook
Of course all this is but legendary, and based on the faintest shadow of proof.
"Under the Southern Cross" by Maturin M. Ballou
The standard to be based on prime skins of course.
"Mink Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding

In poetry:

How tell to what heaven-hallowed seat
The eagle bent his courses?
The waves that on its bases beat,
The gales that round it weave and fleet,
Are life's creative forces.
"Gold Egg: A Dream-Fantasy" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

The Grand Rapids-based Eastbrook Homes will take a crack at re- booting the stalled residential development around Macatawa Legends golf course.
Stocks reversed course to finish with broad- based gains, as investors seized on upbeat political remarks on the fiscal negotiations in Washington, and signs that the Federal Reserve could continue buying bonds next year.
Traditional lecture-based science courses don't stimulate large numbers of entering students to pursue a career in science.
What if a reference librarian was assigned to a college course, to be on hand to suggest books, online links, or other resources based on class discussion.
Fresh off he and partner Shawn Darragh's successful (and reasonably porky) Roundeye Noodle pop-up, Matyson chef Ben Puchowitz is running a five-course, pig-based tasting at his restaurant (37 S 19th St.) from today through Thursday.
The Dallas-based management group that owns Brandywine Country Club in suburban Toledo has put the golf course up for sale with an asking price of $2.95 million.
Based on the company's Web site, it looks like in other communities the golf courses do sell some limited memberships to folks who don't live at the apartment complex.
Next August, the school will start offering culinary arts, restaurant management and turf management courses based at Lions Hills.
Program that combines hands-on-training with course-based instruction.
Williamson (A Return to Love) may be the most renowned spiritual activist and author teaching spiritual principles based on A Course in Miracles.
Advanced Placement exams are based on a composite score of 1 to 5, where a 5 is equivalent to a grade of A in the corresponding college course.
Holloman Air Force Base, is home to a rich heritage that spans the course of 70 years.
Two female Marines joined 107 male comrades for the first time to take the Combat Endurance Test, the first step of the Infantry Officer Course at Marine Corps Base Quantico.
All of our Base Oils courses are also available in-house.
Two skydivers are in custody after being blown off course and landing on the high-security naval base.

In science:

There can , of course, be yield loss a n d defect escape based on t h e typ e of t e s t used for each specification however.
Specification Test Compaction for Analog Circuits and MEMS
Of course the ”Imaging” technique is always based on the inversion of an integral equation and so experimental uncertainties are always present.
Heavy Ion Dynamics and Neutron Stars
Of course this extra complication is unnecessary if all we want to do is to calculate improved excitation energies and transition amplitudes by doing DFT-based many-body perturbation theory.
Formal Foundations of Dressed Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory for Many-Electron Excitations
We must be a little careful here about the meaning of the term distribution and related terms. A distribution on M is of course a choice of subspace of Tz (M ) at each z ∈ M , of constant dimension, depending smoothly on z in the sense that it admits local smooth bases.
Involutive distributions and dynamical systems of second-order type
This is not true of course if we have type-based selection.
Duality for spatially interacting Fleming-Viot processes with mutation and selection
Here, we require only that the reader has a basic familiarity with the methods involved from graduate-level particle physics courses based, e.g., on [5, 22].
QCD for Collider Physics
Of course computation of recursive functions requires many steps but it is included in a standard computational framework based on inductive types and optimized for such computations.
Typed lambda-terms in categorical attributed graph transformation
The following section uses material adapted from the supplementary material from the original SSA publication and, of course, the paper upon which this chapter is based (see ).
Two Projection Pursuit Algorithms for Machine Learning under Non-Stationarity
Of course Wood (2010) does not offer an automatic choice of the summary statistics: the user selects a (possibly large) set of summary statistics based on doman knowledge of the problem.
Some discussions of D. Fearnhead and D. Prangle's Read Paper "Constructing summary statistics for approximate Bayesian computation: semi-automatic approximate Bayesian computation"
The validation metrics that we consider in this paper are based on the final shape of the cylinder though other metrics may be considered if measurements of these are made during the course of an impact test.
Validation of the material point method and plasticity with Taylor impact tests
Of course, no testing method other than exhaustive testing can guarantee the absence of all faults; fault-based testing merely provides confidence that a specific class of faults is not present.
Towards a better understanding of testing if conditionals
Here, we require only that the reader has a basic familiarity with the methods involved from graduate-level particle physics courses based, e.g., on [7, 4].
Introduction to QCD
This, of course, is based on a simple assumption that the particle spectrum does not change over a broad spectral range.
Observations of the post shock break-out emission of SN 2011dh with XMM-Newton
The reader needs to be very aware that the JCC method we use here differs in very important details from the earlier CS formalism on which it is based, and also that there was a change in candidate definitions of collinear factors in the course of the derivations in .
Equality of Two Definitions for Transverse Momentum Dependent Parton Distribution Functions
Of course an explicit global model in F-theory is required to specify also the base manifold and identify SGU T within it.
Models of Particle Physics from Type IIB String Theory and F-theory: A Review