rectification

[rek-tuh-fi-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of rectifying, or the fact of being rectified.
2.
Astrology. the method by which the known times of major events in one's life are used to determine an unknown time of birth.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; < Middle French < Late Latin rectificātiōn-, stem of rectificātiō. See rectify, -fication

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rectify (ˈrɛktɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to put right; correct; remedy
2.  to separate (a substance) from a mixture or refine (a substance) by fractional distillation
3.  to convert (alternating current) into direct current
4.  maths to determine the length of (a curve)
5.  to cause (an object) to assume a linear motion or characteristic
 
[C14: via Old French from Medieval Latin rectificāre to adjust, from Latin rectus straight + facere to make]
 
'rectifiable
 
adj
 
rectifi'cation
 
n

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Example sentences
But, lets act upon the virtue of the merit of truth and not the rectification
  of an answer.
Our mission is not punishment, but the rectification of wrong.
Most software packages will allow an individual prosthetist to personally
  refine the rectification process.
The rectification and separation of the lithium contacts were tested the
  following morning.
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