Reference Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Reference Station: A tide or current station for which independent daily predictions are given in the 'Tide Tables' and 'Tidal Current Tables,' and from which corresponding predictions are obtained for subordinate stations by means of differences and ratios. See subordinate tide station (2) and subordinate current station (2).

Other Words for Reference

Reference Verb Synonyms: allusion, mention, remark, referral, direction, indication, specification, naming, quotation, citation, note, notation, notification, hint, intimation, innuendo, insinuation
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Other Words for Station

Station Adjective Synonyms: place, position, spot, post, site, location
Station Noun Synonyms: position, place, status, rank, caste, standing, class, level
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Subordinate Current Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Subordinate Current Station: (1) A current station from which a relatively short series of observations is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a control current station. See current station, control current MORE

Subordinate Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Subordinate Tide Station: (1) A tide station from which a relatively short series of observations is reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations from a tide station with a relatively long series of observations. See t MORE

Reference Rate

Business / Finance / Reference Rate: A benchmark interest rate (such as LIBOR) used to specify conditions of an interest rate swap or an interest rate agreement. MORE

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