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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.
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This narrative provoked some rectifications on the part of the prince, who, as he said, pretended to know something about that matter; and having satisfied himself that Newman was in no laughing mood, either with regard to the size of his head or anything else, he entered into the controversy with an animation for which the duchess, when she set him down as a bore, could not have been prepared.
An instrument employed in the rectification of national
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.
Experimental results show that the proposed method requires significantly fewer hardware resources than the conventional method while the differences between the results of the proposed and conventional full rectifications are negligible.
Therefore, conventional rectifications commonly use only two coefficients, [kc.
During the Interministerial Council meeting held on Friday, November 20, the rectifications were studied of the cooperation agreements that Equatorial Guinea maintains with the People s Republic of China and the Republic of Benin.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Relations and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, was in charge of presenting the document-proposal of the Study of Rectification of the Cooperation Agreements that our country maintains with the two cited countries, a subject that had already been discussed in previous meetings.
i) Roof leakage rectifications procedures for clay or slate roof tile and asbestos roofing:
However, considerable current rectifications are observable for all the other samples.
Les rectifications de l'orthographe du francais, de C.
The CP-200 series solves this problem with the use of BTCP's patented Flat Matrix Transformer structure, synchronous rectifications, and an innovative heat-spreader that minimizes temperature gradients.