See also: basic, Basic, and bàsic

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, but designed to spell out basic (i.e. simplistic).

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BASIC

  1. A family of third-generation programming languages (c.1964 on).
    Many programs were written for the Sinclair Spectrum computer in BASIC.
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Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

BASIC

  1. (attributive) Initialism of Brazil, South Africa, India and China.

Etymology 3Edit

Proper nounEdit

BASIC

  1. Initialism of British American Security Information Council.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English BASIC.

NounEdit

BASIC m (invariable)

  1. (computing) BASIC