reference system

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Noun1.reference system - a system that uses coordinates to establish position
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Cartesian coordinate system - a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
inertial frame, inertial reference frame - a coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid
space-time, space-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
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NYSE: NOC) said it has been awarded a contract to supply the hybrid global positioning system and inertial reference system for Brazilian airframer Embraer's (NYSE: ERJ) Defense and Security KC-390 medium-lift military transport aircraft.
11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to supply the hybrid global positioning system (GPS) and inertial reference system for the Embraer Defense and Security KC-390 medium-lift military transport aircraft.
The systems include the 131-9[A] APU and a full avionics suite that comprises EGPWS, ACAS II, RDR-4B weather radar, FDRs and CVRs, Quantum Line communications and navigation system and Air Data Inertial Reference System.
For the 23rd time since 1972, the International Earth Rotation and Reference System Service added an extra second to the time standard, a worldwide network of some 200 atomic clocks.
While descending for the mission, the pilot team observed "OFF" flags on both primary ADIs, indicating that the aircraft's only remaining primary attitude reference system had also failed, leaving only the standby ADI for attitude awareness.
This empirical study by Virginia Walter and Cindy Mediavilla from University of California, Los Angeles makes use of virtual reference system transcripts to offer a glimpse into the information-seeking behaviors of teens concerned with homework preparation and the reference responses of librarians.
The investment cost for the novel secondary heat system making heat available and for using that heat in the evaporation plant compared to the investment cost for the reference system is between US$ 5-10 million for the two model mills.
The group plans to combine this tool with the EEA's Generalized Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus and supplement the resulting document with terms from other sources such as the EPA's Terminology Reference System and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation's thesaurus.
New resource gives businesses 24/7/365 access to easy-to-use reference system to help them manage their employee benefits plans
The documents needed to open bank accounts will be sent electronically among banks through an internet based portal created and operated by NIBSS via the new electronic reference system.
In the early 1970s, the company designed, developed and manufactured the Tornado Secondary Attitude and Heading Reference system, which functions as a backup navigation system and sensor for flight control.