reference dimension

reference dimension

[′ref·rəns di‚men·shən]
(design engineering)
In dimensioning, a dimension without tolerance used for informational purposes only, and does not govern machining operations in any way; it is indicated on a drawing by writing the abbreviation REF directly following or under the dimension.
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The operator then places the movable calibrated video cursor over the portion of the image to be measured, and an automatic system computes its value based on a known reference dimension.
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Figure 1, indicates the reference dimensions and their locations for shrinkage estimation of corresponding molded parts.
Next, reference dimensions to fixture the part were generated using the model.