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    word formation

    I would like to know if in the following text both options would be correct:


    That Space, as our mathematicians have it, is spoken of as having three dimensions, which one may call length, Breadth, and Thickness, and is always definable by reference/referring to three planes, each at right angles to the others.

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    Re: word formation

    definable by a reference (needs the article for the noun) . . . .


    definable by referring to . . . . (OK)

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