Meaning of fiducial

fi•du•cial

Pronunciation: (fi-d'shul, -dy'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. accepted as a fixed basis of reference or comparison: a fiducial point; a fiducial temperature.
  2. based on or having trust: fiducial dependence upon God.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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