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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj off-base located outside a military base "off-base housing"
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In literature:

Cut off the tail near its base, leaving it in the skin for the present.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
The whole hill is being rounded off, and a line of earth-works are to be constructed at its base at every salient angle.
"Acadia" by Frederic S. Cozzens
Ease and luxury appealed to him, and yet his cool intellect stood off, and reviewing the proceeding pronounced it base.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
Then began a painstaking search of the many small islands off the Greek, Italian, and Turkish coasts for submarine bases.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
The petals are separated only at the base and fall off without expanding.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
An occasion such as this took place off an east coast base in November, 1916.
"Submarine Warfare of To-day" by Charles W. Domville-Fife
Do you hold one end of the tape at the foot of the chimney, and I'll measure off the base line of our triangle.
"The Galaxy" by Various
The metal is quite base and the surface has been coated with gold, which is now nearly all rubbed off.
"Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia" by William Henry Holmes
Then Raven went off for a walk along the road skirting the base of the mountain.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
The Earthman would have to hide them, and then get them off the base.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
This is caused by the combined water splitting off from the bases and phenols and causing slight explosions in the tar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
An', while Modjesky stated we wuz somewhat off our base, I half opined she liked it, by the look upon her face.
"Second Book of Verse" by Eugene Field
It was bad enough, for it had broken off just near the base.
"St. Peter's Umbrella" by Kálmán Mikszáth
Jan saw its wide jaws shear off three mighty tentacles at once, close at the base.
"The Haunters of the Silences" by Charles G. D. Roberts
He could have dropped her off at the moon base.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
General Kearney seems to have been entirely off his base that night; the way he ranted and swore around there was disgusting.
"Personal Recollections of the Civil War" by James Madison Stone
If you can kneel to baseness, vex them not; If you disdain to kneel, wash off this blot.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
The ball bounded off the tip end of the bat and went whirling along the first-base line.
"The Crimson Sweater" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Blake took one after the other, and wrenched off the heel close to its base.
"Into the Primitive" by Robert Ames Bennet
They had thus intercepted Johnson's communications and cut him off from his base of supplies.
"A Historical Geography of the British Colonies" by Charles Prestwood Lucas

In poetry:

The tyrant's yoke from off her neck,
His fetters from her soul,
The mighty hand of God shall break
And spurn the base control.
"Ethiopia" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Kill off mankind,
And give the Earth a chance!
Nature might find
In her inheritance
The seedlings of a race
Less infinitely base.
"Optimist" by Aleister Crowley
“‘O base, O cold,’”—­while thus he spake
The dream broke off, the vision fled;
He carried on his speech awake
And sighing said—­
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Still men from far off, as in days of old,
Flock swiftly to the splendour of the spoil,
Building great nations on a base of gold,
Sorrow and joy, success and fruitless toil.
"South Africa - 1899" by Cicely Fox Smith
Bring the sad cypress wreath to grace the tomb,
Where rests the liberal friend of human kind,
Around its base let deathless flow'rets bloom,
Wet with the off'rings of the grateful mind.
"Lines: To The Memory of A Lady" by Thomas Gent
Now if thou grant'st me my request,
To make thy vot'ry truly bless'd,
Let curs'd revenge and saucy pride
To some bleak rock far off be tied,
Nor e'er approach my rural seat,
To tempt me to be base and great.
"Written At Paris, 1700. In The Beginning Of Robe's Geography" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Her New York-based publicist, Robert Garlock, says the couple -- who have been together on and off for three years -- are no longer an item.
A Delta Four rocket carrying a spy satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, in Santa Barbara County just after four p.m.
Ski on-ski off property nestled at base of Squaw Valley USA ski resort.
"Nobody Does it Better" than the opening sequence of "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977), in which Roger Moore BASE jumps off the edge of a mountain and whoosh.
The revised Off-Broadway production of Carrie, the pop musical based on Stephen King's 1974 novel about a teenage girl with telekinetic powers, will be licensed for live performance by R&H Theatricals .
Leaders move to head off base closures.
Chicago-based Boeing Co. Will sell off two of several buildings it has in Seal Beach as part of a restructuring that aims to slash $1.6 billion in expenses by 2015, including reductions in its executive ranks.
A few months later, Pablo Sandoval launched a bases-loaded triple off Justin Verlander in the All-Star game.
Traditional dancers gathered at the base of Mount Roberts Monday for a ceremony sending off the "Census Totem Pole, " carved to tell the story of the 2010 Census.
Knoxville, Tenn.-based 10 Years are gearing up to release their new musical brew, 'Minus the Machine,' on Aug 7, and the guys have unleashed the music video for the first single, 'Backlash' off the release.
Carroll County Fiscal Court is exploring options to deal with erosion at the base of a private bridge off Locust Road, which has cropped up after bank stabilization work was completed there.
Vernonia 's Anderson Park at the base of Jefferson Street, a right turn off the town's main drag, Bridge Street (Oregon 47).
Gingrich's Criticism of Obama Response to Koran -Burning Is Way Off-Base.
Newt Gingrich is way off-base in his criticism of President Obama's response to the Koran -burning controversy in Afghanistan.
In fact, everyone from NASA scientists to Maya scholars say that these beliefs are off-base.

In science:

It is apparent from this figure that all the isochrones shown provide a good representation of the cluster population in this CMD, especially the position of the turn-off and the base of the asymptotic giant branch (AGB).
Stellar population synthesis models at low and high redshift
Scatter plots comparing the 2nd order approximation to the exact (filter-based) results are shown in Figure 1 for a diagonal and an off-diagonal component of Lij .
Dynamic Model for LES Without Test Filtering: Quantifying the Accuracy of Taylor Series Approximations
Although only based on theoretical mass predictions, these decays are believed to be simultaneous emissions of the two protons. A sequential decay could have a sizable contribution only if the Q1p values were off by a few hundred keV what is rather unlikely.
Two-proton radioactivity
The latter p-value-based procedures place the null hypotheses on an “equal footing”, i.e., are more balanced than their common-cut-off counterparts, and may therefore be preferable.
Multiple tests of association with biological annotation metadata
Hyper-Kamiokande has been proposed with about 1 Mton, or about 20 times as large as Super-Kamiokande, based on a trade-off between physics reach and construction cost.
Summary of the 3rd International Workshop on a Far Detector in Korea for the J-PARC Beam
And when mobile devices are outside network range, are powered off, or are in any way prohibited from network access, network-based security systems cannot function until access is restored.
A Tiered Security System for Mobile Devices
He begins by establishing a supposedly Turing equivalent computing machine largely based off of the Turing machine that contains a tape of binary storage cells of any length, infinite or finite.
This rubric is partially based off a program grading rubric created by Dwight Barnette and used in the CS 2605: Designing Data Structures and OO Software I class at Virginia Tech in the Fall 2007 semester.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
Another model is based on the superposition of heavy-tailed on/off sources .
A critical look at power law modelling of the Internet
However, these terms can be avoided by turning states off, and hence not acting based on these variable states.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
In some cases, the non-optimal interactions can be turned off between two agents who are interacting based on another pair.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
Then one agent can then shuffle his neighbors and choose another agent who has a more favorable alignment along the previously turned off variable to interact with based on that variable.
Organization and Complexity in a Nested Hierarchical Spin-Glass like Social Space
Unless otherwise stated this represents the base accuracy and physics describing the interplay of the production and decay of unstable particles in these simulations: non-resonant contributions, spin correlations and off-shell / finite width effects are all completely neglected.
THE TOOLS AND MONTE CARLO WORKING GROUP Summary Report from the Les Houches 2009 Workshop on TeV Colliders
Participants using template-based codes were explicitly asked to use this particular template set for the PHAT0 test and switch off any priors within their codes.
PHAT: PHoto-z Accuracy Testing
Our approach to obtaining these estimates is based on the conditional distribution from Li and Stephens (2003); however, it would certainly be possible to consider other estimates, and, specifically, to use other approaches to shrink the off-diagonal terms in the covariance matrix.
Using linear predictors to impute allele frequencies from summary or pooled genotype data