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subbase

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noun sub·base \ˈsəb-ˌbās\

Definition of subbase

  1. :  underlying support placed below what is normally construed as a base: asa :  the lowest member horizontally of an architectural base or of a baseboard or pedestalb :  pervious fill (as crushed stone) placed under a roadbed




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