Base

Updated: 10/30/2017 by Computer Hope

A base may refer to any of the following:

base definition

1. A base is the available numbers in a numbering system. For example, the most commonly known base is a base 10 numbering system or decimal numbers, which are 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9. Another common base when dealing with computers is the binary base 2, which only has the numbers 0 and 1.

Types of base

2. When referring to a computer part, a base is another term used to describe a foot.

3. When writing in HTML, the <base> tag is used to designate the base URL for every relative URL inside of a document.

Base 2, Base 8, Base 10, Base 16, BCD, URL