HyperDic: reference_frame

English > 1 sense of the expression reference frame:
NOUNcognitionreference frame, coordinate system, frame of reference, reference systema system that uses coordinates to establish position
English > reference frame: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA system that uses coordinates to establish position.
Synonymscoordinate system, frame of reference, reference system
Partscoordinate axisOne of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
NarrowerCartesian coordinate systemA coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system
inertial reference frame, inertial frameA coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid
space-time, space-time continuumThe four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
Broaderarrangement, organization, organisation, systemAn organized structure for arranging or classifying
Spanishsistema de coordenadas, sistema de referencia

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