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adj. Having faith or trust; confident; undoubting; firm. Having the nature of a trust; fiduciary; as, fiducial power. Fiducial edge (Astron. & Surv.), the straight edge of the alidade or ruler along which a straight line is to be drawn. - Fiducial line or point (Math. & Physics.), a line or point of reference, as for setting a graduated circle or scale used for measurements.

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