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rec·ti·fy

 (rĕk′tə-fī′)
tr.v. rec·ti·fied, rec·ti·fy·ing, rec·ti·fies
1.
a. To set right; correct: rectified the situation by adding more chairs so that more people could sit. See Synonyms at correct.
b. To correct by calculation or adjustment: rectified the mathematical error.
2. Chemistry To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
3. Electronics To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
4. To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.

[Middle English rectifien, from Old French rectifier, from Medieval Latin rēctificāre : Latin rēctus, right; see reg- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

rec′ti·fi′a·ble adj.
rec′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

rectification

In photogrammetry, the process of projecting a tilted or oblique photograph on to a horizontal reference plane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rectification - (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
refining, purification, refinement - the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
2.rectification - the conversion of alternating current to direct current
changeover, conversion, transition - an event that results in a transformation
3.rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistakerectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
remediation, remedy, redress - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
retribution - the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
recompense, compensation - 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
4.rectification - determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
Translations
تَصْحيح
nápravaoprava
berigtigelse
leiîrétting
düzeltme

rectification

[ˌrektɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nrectificación f

rectification

n
(= correction)Korrektur f, → Verbesserung f; (of statement, situation)Richtigstellung f, → Berichtigung f; (of position, anomaly, mistake)Korrektur f; (of instrument)richtige Einstellung; (of omission)Nachholen nt, → Wiedergutmachung f; (of problem)Behebung f
(Elec) → Gleichrichtung f
(Chem, Math) → Rektifikation f

rectify

(ˈrektifai) verb
to put right or correct (a mistake etc). We shall rectify the error as soon as possible.
ˌrectiˈfiable adjective
ˌrectifiˈcation (-fi-) noun

rectification

n. rectificación, corrección; enmienda.
References in classic literature ?
Now this process of re-scription and personal rectification, pursued by various individual sages from time to time, had the effect of preventing our history from degenerating into absolute fable.
Lydgate did not make the affair a ground for valuing himself or (very particularly) despising Minchin, such rectification of misjudgments often happening among men of equal qualifications.
An instrument employed in the rectification of national
The members of the Government in Malabo met on the morning of Friday, November 20, in the Interministerial Council meeting to proceed to study the rectification of the cooperation agreements that Equatorial Guinea maintains with the People s Republic of China and the Republic of Benin.
Rectification centers have been set up in line with the royal directive and the period for rectification of status has been extended till Aug.
Addleson suggested that when dealing with the rectification works of the heritage buildings, the architects should understand the discipline that the combined use of the materials, especially in the recent modern multi-layer construction systems with modern construction materials and imposes them in design detail solutions or creatively use the discipline as a motivation in design [4].
The oxide films formed on the surfaces of the valve metals such as Al, Nb, Ta, Zr, Hf, introduced by Gunterschultze and Betz [7, 8] have the rectification property, defined as the current passing through in one direction but not in the reverse one.
Next-generation SiC MOSFET technology is utilized to minimize conduction degradation of the body diode, eliminating the need for diode rectification.
RAWALPINDI, February 05, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A customer of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), a single landline service provider, was asked to switch over to an alternative company when he continuously pressed for rectification of a fault developed in his telephone line.
The rectification document, which is being discussed at the state and local levels, is aimed at correcting internal defects and bringing the party back to its ideals.
We will also be discussing on how to conduct a rectification campaign which was a decision taken by our last party congress in which we said we will take up the matter after the general elections," Yechuri added.