- IPA: /ˈbeɪslaɪn/
baseline (plural baselines)
- A line that is a base for measurement or for construction.
- A laser level generates a convenient baseline for interior work.
- A datum used as the basis for calculation or for comparison.
- We used the last doctor visit to provide baselines for vital statistics.
- (typography) A line used as the basis for the alignment of glyphs.
- cot en
- Several characters typically have descenders below the lower baseline.
- (tennis) The line at the farthest ends of the court indicating the boundary of the area of play.
- The umpire missed the call. The ball hit the baseline.
- (engineering) A configuration of software, hardware, or a process that is established and documented as a point of reference.
- The baseline configuration includes unsupported components.
- baseline driver
- baseline game
- French: référence
- German: Ausgangswert, Bezugswert
- Italian: riferimento
- Portuguese: referência
- Spanish: referencia
- German: Schriftlinie, Grundlinie
- German: Grundwerte, Vergleichsbasis, Basiswert, Basislinie, Ausgangsbasis, Basisszenario, Grundlage
- Spanish: línea base
baseline (baselines, present participle baselining; past and past participle baselined)
- (engineering, computing) To provide a baseline for measurement.
- (tennis) To play from the baseline.