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noun as in basic standard or level

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Only known hunters were enrolled, and owners first tallied up every bird, mammal or other critter their cats brought home for seven weeks, to establish a baseline for each cat.

It was 10 minutes before I saw any art, but that gave me time to feel my heart pumping and to register certain baseline realities — for example, the world is three-dimensional.

Once you’ve played a few rounds and have a stronger grasp on how your first choice of ball performs when putting, with powerful long drives, and on different terrain, you’ll have a baseline for comparison with pro models.

Users fill out some brief fitness information on the web-based platform, outlining their goals and current baseline.

Leg press, for example, ends up about 70 percent higher than baseline.

“There is a baseline agreement when it comes to campus rape: the current system is failing these students,” she added.

Their borderline baseline distaste for a person they did not know had become a sport, and the off season was finally over.

A system to ensure that providers have a baseline competency in the areas where they choose to practice makes sense to me.

We can aim at an economy that makes dignity and security a baseline and lets people cut their paths from there.

Women have learned to operate with a baseline level of fear, one that dips or peaks depending on our surroundings.

On the 17th a baseline was laid down on the plateau, and Blake was able to commence his survey of the island.

With two tracers, separated on a baseline of a few million kilometers, we can plot position closely.

Anyway, he knocked it straight down the third baseline and fooled the Journals rivals, for their fielders were not on duty.

The crescent rests on a baseline formed by the slowly-proceeding line of women, children, and baggage-horses.

Meanwhile his baseline had been extended twenty miles to the westto near Noyon.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to baseline, such as: control, criterion, guideline, measure, standard, and diagnostic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.