Basic

Definition of Basic

a.1.(Chem.) Relating to a base; performing the office of a base in a salt.
2.(Min.) Said of crystalline rocks which contain a relatively low percentage of silica, as basalt.
Basic salt
(Chem.) a salt formed from a base or hydroxide by the partial replacement of its hydrogen by a negative or acid element or radical.
n.1.(Computers) an artificial computer language with a relatively simplified instruction set.

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