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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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