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English noun: point of reference

1. point of reference (communication) an indicator that orients you generally


SamplesIt is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved.


Synonymsreference, reference point


Broader (hypernym)indicator


Narrower (hyponym)bench mark, benchmark, buoy, landmark, lubber line, lubber's line, lubber's mark, lubber's point, mark, target, white line









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