Frame-of-reference meaning

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(math.) The fixed points, lines, or planes from which coordinates are measured.
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A set of coordinate axes in terms of which position or movement may be specified or with reference to which physical laws may be mathematically stated.
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The set of ideas, experiences, and circumstances forming the basis of someone's judgments, values, etc.
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A set of assumptions, ideas and standards that form a viewpoint from which philosophical, religious and other ideas may be evaluated.
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(physics) A set of axes which enable an observer to measure the position and motion of all bodies in some system relative to the reference frame.
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A set of ideas, as of philosophical or religious doctrine, in terms of which other ideas are interpreted or assigned meaning.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
frame-of-reference
Plural:
frames-of-reference

Origin of frame-of-reference