What does rectification mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rectification(noun)

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

  2. rectification(noun)

    the conversion of alternating current to direct current

  3. correction, rectification(noun)

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

  4. rectification(noun)

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


  1. rectification(Noun)

    The action or process of rectifying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rectification(noun)

    the act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits

  2. Rectification(noun)

    the determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. rectification.]


  1. 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.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. rectification

    In photogrammetry, the process of projecting a tilted or oblique photograph on to a horizontal reference plane.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rectification in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rectification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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