point of reference


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Noun1.point of reference - an indicator that orients you generallypoint of reference - an indicator that orients you generally; "it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"
bench mark, benchmark - a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point
landmark - a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
lubber line, lubber's line, lubber's mark, lubber's point - a fixed line on a ship's compass indicating its heading
target, mark - a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"
white line - a white stripe in the middle of a road to mark traffic lanes
indicator - a signal for attracting attention
buoy - bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards
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point of reference

npunto di riferimento
References in classic literature ?
He seemed to be seeking for a point of reference which he had not yet found.
Computer users look at dozens of emails a day, and they may need a point of reference for your response.
When asking for assistance, start with a point of reference -- where you met and the offer of help that was extended.
In welding by collapse distance, the linear encoder records contact between horn and part and establishes it as the point of reference for measuring welding distance (Fig.
It has been identified as the ur-text of African American autobiography, and an almost obligatory point of reference for the study of American autobiographical traditions in general.
B's standard croise, to have a clear point of reference from which to bend or incline the torso.
The managing director of Alitalia said that he thought that the tie-up model could be seen as both a point of reference and a point for further aggregation, and that the two carriers would pursue any opportunity that is beneficial to them.
On the other hand, if your point of reference lies in the 1980s, then the current period seems pretty good.
The troupes' radical style of humor is a creative take on our culture and an identifiable point of reference for many of our viewers.
Buster Keaton, not Attila the Hun, is the character's main point of reference.
It is destined to be a necessary point of reference for all future research.
He points out that the new universal Catechism of the Catholic Church was intended to serve "as a point of reference for the catechisms or compendia that are composed in the various countries" (CCC 11) He does not mean to offer something as a substitute for the Catechism, and admonishes, "Let no one read this book instead of that one".