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
Translations

point of reference

npunto di riferimento
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He seemed to be seeking for a point of reference which he had not yet found.
The Discover interface will provide a single point of reference for UK resources--encompassing monographs (previously covered by Copac) and journals (replacing SUNCAT, Jisc's journal search tool).
A GREAT gift for going back to school, this world wall map is an excellent point of reference to help youngsters learn all about the geography of the world.
The frames William and Zachary take the Great Gatsby era as an initial point of reference with compact, round and oval eye shapes in lightweight metal.
He quickly become a point of reference for Italian investors interested in purchasing real estate in New York.
"We are not setting the agenda, business schools just become more important as a point of reference," said Uribarri.
It provides an integrated point of reference for documentation, technical information, images and video that can be accessed remotely at any time for simple reference or to support HSE-related matters.
Rifai said Cabinet ministers are requested to comply with law at their work, adding this document is a point of reference for Jordanians to judge government's performance in the future.
Students are invited to propose a memorial on a real site appropriate to the real event being marked, then to design a physical point of reference, along with a public facility where relevant material connected to the event can be accessed.
database, a single point of reference for the extensive test data the supplier of cleaning materials has built over the years.
It is a new company dedicated to children's rooms and is a great point of reference as well as an online shop.
The resulting indicator, designated as a smoot, is still used as a point of reference. Tavernor, a professor of architecture and urban design, uses this example to illustrate how, despite science and industry's best efforts to standardize artificial units of measurement, the process of measuring is still entwined with the way people view their worlds.