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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ref·er·ence /ˈrɛfɚ/
 U提及,涉及;U參考,查閱;C證明書,介紹信;U關係,關聯

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ref·er·ence /ˈrɛf(ə)rən(t)s/ 形容詞
 參考,參照,參考文獻,基準,標準,引用符,對照,出處,關係,參考資料

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 reference
 複本參考法

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 reference
 對照參考表

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 reference
 總體對照引用

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 reference
 不歸零制

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 reference
 參考記錄

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 reference
 相關資料; 參考資料; 參考

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 reference
 自引用; 自參考

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 reference
 參考時間

From: Network Terminology

 reference
 參考 引用

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ref·er·ence n.
 1. The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for guidance.
 2. That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book.
 3. Relation; regard; respect.
    Something that hath a reference to my state.   --Shak.
 4. One who, or that which, is referred to. Specifically; (a) One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another. (b) A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred.
 5. Law (a) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision. (b) Equity The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court.
 6. Appeal. [R.] “Make your full reference.”
 Reference Bible, a Bible in which brief explanations, and references to parallel passages, are printed in the margin of the text.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 reference
      n 1: a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she
           made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no
           mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to
           his wife" [syn: mention]
      2: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a
         quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list
         several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are
         usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article
         includes mention of similar clinical cases" [syn: citation,
          acknowledgment, credit, mention, quotation]
      3: an indicator that orients you generally; "it is used as a
         reference for comparing the heating and the electrical
         energy involved" [syn: reference point, point of
         reference]
      4: a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he
         contributed articles to the basic reference work on that
         topic" [syn: reference book, reference work, book of
         facts]
      5: a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential
         future employer describing the person's qualifications and
         dependability; "requests for character references are all
         to often answered evasively" [syn: character, character
         reference]
      6: the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression;
         the class of objects that an expression refers to; "the
         extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing
         only Demos and Phobos" [syn: denotation, extension]
      7: the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an
         encyclopedia produced the answer" [syn: consultation]
      8: a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is
         referred to; "he carried an armful of references back to
         his desk"; "he spent hours looking for the source of that
         quotation" [syn: source]
      9: the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea
         it refers to; "he argued that reference is a consequence
         of conditioned reflexes"
      v : refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work" [syn: cite]