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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Celeno Communications has formed a joint reference system with NXP Semiconductors for the development of high-end gateways and smart Wi-Fi extenders, the company said.
He also told participants Wednesday at an information day held in Tunis the relevant national reference system is a strategy devised by the National Institute of Standardisation and Intellectual Property (INNORPI) to enshrine the principles of governance, fight against corruption and social responsibility in a wide range of fields.
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.
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.
A properly defined geodetic vertical reference system is essential for,
adjust the screed tow points so the screed can follow a parallel path to the grade and slope of the reference system, which maybe different from the path of the tractor unit.
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.