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(chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
the conversion of alternating current to direct current
the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
The action or process of rectifying.
the act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits
the determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve
Origin: [Cf. F. rectification.]
In Euclidean geometry, rectification is the process of truncating a polytope by marking the midpoints of all its edges, and cutting off its vertices at those points. The resulting polytope will be bounded by the vertex figures and the rectified facets of the original polytope.
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In photogrammetry, the process of projecting a tilted or oblique photograph on to a horizontal reference plane.
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