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 relationship between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object. The...
- A reference work is a work, such as a book or periodical (or their electronic equivalents), to which one can refer for information. The information is...
- Sports Reference, LLC, is an American company which operates several sports-related websites, including Sports-Reference.com, Baseball-Reference.com for...
- The term cross-reference (abbreviation: xref) can refer to either: An instance within a do****ent which refers to related information elsewhere in the...
- frame of reference (or reference frame) is an abstract coordinate system whose origin, orientation, and scale are specified by a set of reference points―geometric...
- 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...
- In computer science, reference counting is a programming technique of storing the number of references, pointers, or handles to a resource, such as an...
- A reference genome (also known as a reference ****embly) is a digital nucleic acid sequence database, ****embled by scientists as a representative example...
- sense and reference was an innovation of the German philosopher and mathematician Gottlob Frege in 1892 (in his paper "On Sense and Reference"; German:...
- Reference data is data used to classify or categorize other data. Typically, they are static or slowly changing over time. Examples of reference data include:...