Definitions of rectification
  1. noun
    the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
    synonyms: correction
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    redress, remediation, remedy
    act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
    compensation, recompense
    the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    the act of amending or correcting
    a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
    anything that remedies or heals or soothes
    an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
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    the act of improving something
  2. noun
    the conversion of alternating current to direct current
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    changeover, conversion, transition
    an event that results in a transformation
  3. noun
    (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
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    purification, refinement, refining
    the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
  4. noun
    determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
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    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
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