n lowest room or rooms in a building, partly or wholly below ground level 地下室.
[Date: 1700-1800; Origin: Probably from BASE2]
a room or area in a building that is under the level of the ground
1. This was no surprise, for the basement was quite damp, with only one window. 这本来不足为奇，因为地下室只有一扇窗户，又非常潮湿。
2. No,they don´t,but there´s a supermarket in the basement. 不,他们不卖,不过在地下有一家超级市场.
3. He groped for the light switch in the dark basement. 在黑暗的地下室中，他摸索着电灯的开关。
4. He groped for the light switch in the dark basement . 在黑暗的地下室中，他摸索着电灯的开关。
5. ´The fire broke out in the basement. I went down immediately, of course, "地下室突然着火，我当然马上下去了。
6. So she went to fetch the porter from his basement. 于是她到地下室去找看门的人。
7. In his basement laboratory in London, a bacteriologist, Dr. Alexander Fleming, was searching for a substance that would kill deadly bacteria. 当时细菌学家亚历山大·佛来明博士正在地下试验室里研制一种能够杀灭致命细菌的物质。
8. In Manhattan the subway station was the basement of his office building, and he would not have to go outside again until we met him in Brooklyn on his way home. 曼哈顿的地铁站正是他们办公楼的地下室, 他不用出站。下班回家时，我们会去布鲁克林的地铁站口接他。