Definition of reference frame in English:

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reference frame

noun

See frame of reference.
Example sentences
  • It's very easy to get trapped in your own reference frame and forget that it's only one of many, that others may experience the same events in very different ways because of who they are and who they have been.
  • Other topics, such as Britain's betrayal by Brussels, cropped up but only within the reference frame of pub culture.
  • This process was repeated for each frame in the time-lapse sequence, using the centroid of the first outline in the sequence as the origin of the polar coordinate system to maintain a fixed reference frame throughout time.

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Syllabification: ref·er·ence frame

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