reference library

noun

Definition of reference library

1 : a collection of books often about a particular subject
2 : a library that lets people use books on the premises but does not allow books to be taken out

Word by Word Definitions

reference play
  1. : the act of referring or consulting

  2. : a bearing on a matter : relation

  3. : something that refers: such as

  1. : used or usable for reference

  1. : to supply with references

  2. : to cite in or as a reference

  3. : to put in a form (such as a table) adapted to easy reference

library play
  1. : a place in which literary, musical, artistic, or reference materials (such as books, manuscripts, recordings, or films) are kept for use but not for sale

  2. : a collection of such materials

  3. : a collection resembling or suggesting a library


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