reference point


reference point
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "reference point":
singular reference point plural reference points
1) a fixed place that you use to help you to find your way or to see where other things are
2) an idea or fact that you compare other things with or use to help you to understand things

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • reference point — See biological reference point …   Fisheries — dictionary


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