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Autor:  Sidney
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Data:  02/MAR/2010 4:38 PM
Assunto:  Frame of reference.
 
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I found this on my dictionaries....

 

•  frame of reference 


1897
1 : an arbitrary set of axes with reference to which the position or motion of something is described or physical laws are formulated
2 : a set of ideas, conditions, or assumptions that determine how something will be approached, perceived, or understood <a Marxian frame of reference>

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American Heritage Dictionary .

 

•  frame of reference 

frame of reference
n. pl. frames of reference
 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. Also called reference frame.
 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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Frame of work.  –  Gus_RJ  02/MAR/2010, 1:08 PM
Frame of work.  –  Dale-CR  02/MAR/2010, 2:34 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Gus_RJ to Dale.  02/MAR/2010, 3:09 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Fran  02/MAR/2010, 3:56 PM
 Frame of reference.  –  Sidney  02/MAR/2010, 4:38 PM
Frame of reference.  –  PPAULO  02/MAR/2010, 6:37 PM
Frame of reference.  –  PPAULO  02/MAR/2010, 6:49 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Fran  02/MAR/2010, 7:51 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Dale-CR  02/MAR/2010, 9:43 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Teacher  02/MAR/2010, 10:22 PM
Frame of reference.  –  Teacher  02/MAR/2010, 10:33 PM
Frame of reference.  –  PPAULO  02/MAR/2010, 10:39 PM
Frame of reference  –  LAD  03/MAR/2010, 9:19 AM
Frame of reference  –  PPAULO  03/MAR/2010, 8:45 PM

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