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The frame of reference refers to 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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In physics

In physics, a frame of reference (or reference frame) may refer to a coordinate system used to represent and measure properties of objects such as their position and orientation. It may also refer to a set of axes used for such representation.

Particular frames of reference in common use

Other frames

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