base of operations

Definition of base of operations

  1. :  main offices :  headquarters The company's base of operations is (in) London.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the lower part of a wall, pier, or column considered as a separate architectural feature

    :  the lower part of a complete architectural design (as of a monument)

    :  the bottom of something considered as its support :  foundation

  1. :  to make, form, or serve as a base for

    :  to find a foundation or basis for :  to find a base (see 1base 3a) for

  1. :  of little height

    :  low in place or position

    :  bass

operationplay operations
  1. :  performance of a practical work or of something involving the practical application of principles or processes

    :  an exertion of power or influence

    :  the quality or state of being functional or operative

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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