rectification

Primary Meanings of rectification

1.
n
the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
2.
n
the conversion of alternating current to direct current
3.
n
(chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
4.
n
determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
Full Definitions of rectification
1

n the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

Synonyms:
correction
Types:
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redress, remediation, remedy
act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
retribution
the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
compensation, recompense
the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
amendment
the act of amending or correcting
emendation
a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
salve
anything that remedies or heals or soothes
indemnification
an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
Type of:
improvement
the act of improving something
2

n the conversion of alternating current to direct current

Type of:
changeover, conversion, transition
an event that results in a transformation
3

n (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation

Type of:
purification, refinement, refining
the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
4

n determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve

Type of:
determination, finding
the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

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