Fi*du"cial (?), a. [L. fiducia trust, confidence; akin to fides faith. See Faith.]

1.

Having faith or trust; confident; undoubting; firm.

"Fiducial reliance on the promises of God."

Hammond.

2.

Having the nature of a trust; fiduciary; as, fiducial power.

Spelman.

Fiducial edge Astron. & Surv., the straight edge of the alidade or ruler along which a straight line is to be drawn. -- Fiducial line ∨ point Math. & Physics., a line or point of reference, as for setting a graduated circle or scale used for measurments.

 

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