1Mathematicsiphansi‘Which of these shapes has a square base?’ — Yisiphi kulezi zimo esinephansi eliyisikwele?
- the bottom part of a shape or object, on which the shape or object rests
- ingxenye yangaphansi yesimo noma yento okuhlala phezu kwayo isimo noma into
2isizinda‘The soldiers are close to their base’ — Amasotsha asesondele esizindeni sawo.
3Chemistry-ngenabumuncu‘A special name is given to the acid or base characteristic that a substance has: it is called pH’ — Igama elikhethekile elinikwa uphawu lwesimuncu noma lokungenabumuncu: libizwa ngokuthiwa i-pH.Compare acid
- a substance like soap that is not acid and which has a pH greater than 7
- into enjengensipho engemuncu futhi ene-pH engaphezu kwe-7
isenzobases, basing, based
1-misa‘The film is based on a true story’ — IFilimu limiswe endabeni eyiqiniso.