Surveying. a permanent mark set at a specific distance in a specific direction from a survey station so as to permit accurate reestablishment of the station.
any of various written or printed symbols, as an asterisk (*), dagger (†), or superscript number, used to indicate the presence of further information in a footnote, bibliography, or other text.
- Reference values
reference values ref·er·ence values (rěf’ər-əns, rěf’rəns) pl.n. A set of laboratory test values obtained from an individual or from a group in a defined state of health.
- Reference works
reference works definition Books and other works that contain useful facts and information, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and bibliographies.
noun 1. an act or instance of referring. 2. a mention; allusion. 3. something for which a name or designation stands; denotation. 4. a direction in a book or writing to some other book, passage, etc. 5. a book, passage, etc., to which one is directed. 6. reference mark (def 2). 7. material contained in […]
noun, plural referendums, referenda [ref-uh-ren-duh] /ˌrɛf əˈrɛn də/ (Show IPA) 1. the principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection. Compare initiative (def 4a). 2. a measure thus referred. 3. a vote on such a measure. noun (pl) -dums, -da […]