rectification

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From Old French rectificacion, from Late Latin rectificatio.

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rectification ‎(plural rectifications)

  1. The action or process of rectifying.
    the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits
    • 1847, Thomas De Quincey, Secret Societies, originally published in parts in Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, reprinted in 1863, Thomas De Quincey, Judas Iscariot and Other Writings, page 274,
      [] as after the rectification of his views, he was incapable of compromise with profounder shapes of error.
  2. (geometry) The determination of a straight line whose length is equal to a portion of a curve.
  3. (geometry) The truncation of a polyhedron by replacing each vertex with a face that passes though the midpoint of each edge connected to the vertex; an analogous procedure on a polytope of dimension higher than 3.
  4. (astronomy) The adjustment of a globe preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.

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French[edit]

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From Late Latin rectificatio.

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rectification f ‎(plural rectifications)

  1. rectification

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