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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.
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Etymology: rectification, Fr. from rectify.
It behoved the deity to renew that revelation from time to time, and to rectify abuses with such authority for the renewal and rectification, as was sufficient evidence of the truth of what was revealed. Duncan Forbes.
At the first rectification of some spirit of salt in a retort, a single pound afforded no less than six ounces of phlegm. Boyle.
Rectification has the following technical meanings:
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
Etymology: [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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The numerical value of rectification in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of rectification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of rectification in a Sentence
We have been repeating the cycle of inspection-rectification-punishment ... It's time to solve the problem for good.
The inclusion on the rectification list (for the breaches) is a reminder and warning to the company, if the company rectifies the situation within one year, its withdrawal from the list will be studied.
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