reference mark

reference mark
noun Date: 1856 a conventional mark (as *, †, or ‡) placed in written or printed text to direct the reader's attention especially to a footnote

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • reference mark — noun : a conventional mark (as *, †, ‡, §, ‖, ¶, ☞) or a superior figure or letter placed in a text for directing attention to a footnote or a key on the same or another page see respectively asterisk, dagger, double dagger, section, parallel,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reference mark — atskaitos žymė statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. reference mark vok. Referenzzeichen, n rus. реперная метка, f pranc. marqueur de référence, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • reference mark — Сноски знак (Reference mark)     Условное обозначение, которым связывают фрагмент основного текста с относящейся к нему сноской. Всегда ставится после слова, к которому относится сноска. В качестве знака сноски в России используют: цифровой номер …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • reference mark — Synonyms and related words: asterisk, bullet, centered dot, dagger, diacritical mark, end stop, fist, index, leaders, obelisk, paragraph, point, prime, punctuation, punctuation marks, reference, section, star, stop, tittle …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reference mark — 1. Survey. a permanent mark set at a specific distance in a specific direction from a survey station so as to permit accurate reestablishment of the station. 2. any of various written or printed symbols, as an asterisk (*), dagger (†), or… …   Universalium

  • reference mark — ref′erence mark n. pri lib any of various symbols, as an asterisk (*), dagger (†), or superscript number, used to direct a reader to further information in a footnote, bibliography, or other text • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • reference-mark — refˈerence mark noun A character, such as *, †, or a superscript figure, used to refer to notes, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑refer …   Useful english dictionary

  • reference mark — point of reference, indicator or marker by which something can be determined …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Reference mark — Знак сноски …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • reference mark — /ˈrɛfrəns mak/ (say refruhns mahk) noun a sign, as *, † , etc., used in a publication to direct the reader s attention from the text to a footnote …   Australian English dictionary

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