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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rec·ti·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits.
    After the rectification of his views, he was incapable of compromise with profounder shapes of error.   --De Quincey.
 2. Geom. The determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve.
 Rectification of a globe Astron., its adjustment preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a
           substance by distillation
      2: the conversion of alternating current to direct current
      3: the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake;
         setting right [syn: correction]
      4: determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight
         line equal in length to a given curve