Definition of reference point
: something that is used to judge or understand something else The professor used the study as a reference point for evaluating and discussing other theories.
Word by Word Definitions
: used or usable for reference
: constituting a standard for measuring or constructing
: to supply with references
: to cite in or as a reference
: to put in a form (such as a table) adapted to easy reference
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
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