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

- A 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...
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- Self-reference is a concept that involves referring to oneself or one's own attributes, characteristics, or actions. It can occur in language, logic,...
- A reference work is a non-fiction work, such as a paper, book or periodical (or their electronic equivalents), to which one can refer for information...
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- 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 (or reference cycle) is a series of references where the last object references the first, resulting in a closed loop. A newcomer...
- language, a reference is a simple reference datatype that is less powerful but safer than the pointer type inherited from C. The name C++ reference may cause...
- Look up reference implementation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In the software development process, a reference implementation (or, less frequently...
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