Definitions for "Character reference"
Keywords:  iec, decimal, iso, xquery, evasively
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"
a reference entered within the text that specifies the required character either by entry of its decimal value or by reference to the function name it has been allocated in the currently defined concrete syntax (e
From Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1 ( 2004-02-04) A character reference refers to a specific character in the ISO/IEC 10646 character set, for example one not directly accessible from available input devices.