Definition of Reference point

1. Noun. An indicator that orients you generally. "It is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"




Definition of Reference point

1. Noun. (alternative form of point of reference) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reference Point

refereed
refereeing
referees
referencable
reference
reference book
reference books
reference data
reference electrode
reference frame
reference grid
reference implementation
reference list
reference manual
reference method
reference point (current term)
reference points
reference standards
reference system
reference to
reference values
reference variable
reference work
reference works
referenceable
referenced
referenceless
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referenda

Literary usage of Reference point

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"See also QUATERNIONS. the point from each of three planes at right angle« to each other, and all passing through the origin"(or reference point). ..."

2. How to Measure in Education by William Anderson McCall (1922)
"We have had not only a different reference point for each test, ... First: the reference point on unscaled tests is just no score on the material of the ..."

3. How to Measure in Education by William Anderson McCall (1922)
"We have had not only a different reference point for each test, ... First: the reference point on unsealed tests is just no score on the material of the ..."

4. Manual of Instructions for the Survey of the Public Lands of the United States by United States Bureau of Land Management (1919)
"About 6 minutes before elongation with the transit in direct position, read and note the deflection angle from the reference point to Polaris, ..."

5. Topographic Maps and Sketch Mapping by James Kip Finch (1920)
"The sketcher selects some prominent point on the landscape as a "reference point" and locates this point at the intersection of one of the vertical with one ..."

6. Topographic Maps and Sketch Mapping by James Kip Finch (1920)
"The sketcher selects some prominent point on the landscape as a "reference point" and locates this point at the intersection of one of the vertical with one ..."

7. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"(a) Reference-point very near the instrument. (1) Stand the rod up beside the transit with its base on a level with the point of reference, ..."

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