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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Structural system, Pages using multiple image with auto scaled images, Earthquake engineering, Foundations (buildings and structures)
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foundation  base  fundament  foot  groundwork
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architecture
construction
engineering
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In engineering, a foundation is the element of a structure which connects it to the ground or more rarely, water, transferring loads from the structure to the ground. Wikipedia
The element of a structure which connects it to the ground, and transfers loads from the structure to the ground Wikipedia Disambiguation
Lowest and supporting layer of a structure Wikidata
The lowest support of a structure. OmegaWiki
The supporting part of a structure (either physical or organizational; the foundation). Wiktionary
The supporting part of a structure. Wiktionary (translation)
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He stood at the foot of the tower WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
It was built on a base of solid rock WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet