how to pronounce basal


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basal is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of basal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… okay has a basal diameter of something …”

meanings of basal


  1. Associated with the base of an organism or structure.
  2. In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged earlier. The earliest clade to branch in a larger clade.
  3. Of a minimal level that is necessary for maintaining the health or life of an organism.
  4. Basic, elementary; relating to, or forming, the base, or point of origin.


  1. Base, bottom, minimum.
  2. Any basal structure or part.

basal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word basal occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics basal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that basal can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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