Definition of Reference. Meaning of Reference. Synonyms of Reference

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Definition of Reference

Reference
Reference Ref"er*ence (r?f"?r-ens), n. [See Refer.] 1. The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for quidance. 2. That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book. 3. Relation; regard; respect. Something that hath a reference to my state. --Shak. 4. One who, or that which, is referred to. Specifically; (a) One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another. (b) A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred. 5. (Law) (a) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision. (b) (Equity) The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court. 6. Appeal. [R.] ``Make your full reference.' --Shak. Reference Bible, a Bible in which brief explanations, and references to parallel passages, are printed in the margin of the text.

Meaning of Reference from wikipedia

- Reference is a relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object. The first...
- Ideas of reference and delusions of reference describe the phenomenon of an individual experiencing innocuous events or mere coincidences and believing...
- In physics, a frame of reference (or reference frame) consists of an abstract coordinate system and the set of physical reference points that uniquely fix...
- Terms of reference (TOR) define the purpose and structures of a project, committee, meeting, negotiation, or any similar collection of people who have...
- The term cross-reference (abbreviation: xref) can refer to either: An instance within a do****ent which refers to related information elsewhere in the...
- An inertial frame of reference in cl****ical physics and special relativity is a frame of reference in which a body with zero net force acting upon it...
- Grid Reference System (MGRS), the United States National Grid (USNG), the Global Area Reference System (GARS) and the World Geographic Reference System...
- Reference News (simplified Chinese: 《参考消息》; traditional Chinese: 《參考消息》; pinyin: Cānkǎo Xiāoxī) is a newspaper daily which has the largest circulation...
- A circular reference is a series of references where the last object references the first, resulting in a closed loop. A circular reference is not to be...
- categories: value types and reference types. A value of value type is the actual value. A value of reference type is a reference to another value. Programming...
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