Definition of Frame of reference

1. Noun. A system that uses coordinates to establish position.




2. Noun. A system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning.
Exact synonyms: Frame
Generic synonyms: System, System Of Rules
Specialized synonyms: Vocabulary

Definition of Frame of reference

1. Noun. a set of assumptions, ideas and standards that form a viewpoint from which philosophical, religious and other ideas may be evaluated ¹

2. Noun. (physics) a set of axes which enable an observer to measure the position and motion of all bodies in some system relative to the reference frame ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frame Of Reference

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frame ball
frame buffer
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frame counter
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frame dragging
frame house
frame in
frame of mind
frame of reference (current term)
frame rate
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frame work knitter
frameable
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framed decision
frameless
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frames of mind

Literary usage of Frame of reference

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1. Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)
"We shall now illustrate and enforce this theory by considering the choice of the origin and of the lines of reference of a frame of reference. ..."

2. Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)
"We shall now illustrate and enforce this theory by considering the choice of the origin and of the lines of reference of a frame of reference. ..."

3. Relativity, the Electron Theory, and Gravitation by Ebenezer Cunningham (1921)
"in the particular problem which we are considering, namely, the failure of experiment to determine uniquely the frame of reference which we call the ..."

4. The Grammar of Science by Karl Pearson (1900)
"introduce other corpuscles, in order to determine a " frame of reference " (p. 208). Such a frame of reference can be placed at once in conceptual space and ..."

5. An Elementary Treatise on Theoretical Mechanics by James Hopwood Jeans (1907)
"MOVING frame of reference An acceleration of this smallness could easily be measured; for instance, the heavier mass would only descend eight feet in ten ..."

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