Rectification - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrektəfəˈkeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌrektɪfɪˈkeɪʃən|

noun

- (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 (syn: correction)
- determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve

Examples

The hotel management promised to rectify the problem.

...let me get the store manager, and he'll rectify the invoice for your order...

A few slight rectifications of theory were at the same time made.

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