Translation of base in isiZulu

base

iphansi

nounPlural bases

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    Mathematics
    iphansi
    ‘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
  • 2

    isizinda
    ‘The soldiers are close to their base’ Amasotsha asesondele esizindeni sawo.
  • 3

    Chemistry
    -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

verbbases, basing, based

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    -misa
    ‘The film is based on a true story’ IFilimu limiswe endabeni eyiqiniso.