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- n. Plural form of reference book.
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—those experiments that, in my view, made basic contributions to our understanding; make briefer mention of experiments that clarified or extended those contributions; note significant questions or controversies that arose; and reference books and papers that may be of interest to the serious reader.
Was there really an Environment Protection Alliance, even though she could find it in absolutely no reference books or directories?
Captain Woodhouse de - cided to give chase while his officers went through the reference books trying to identify her.
On the lacquer-black shelves were reference books instead of jars of jam.