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rectification

Noun

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

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English

Noun

  1. The process of rectifying.

Extensive Definition

Rectification has the following technical meanings.
rectification in German: Rektifikation
rectification in Japanese: 蒸留#.E7.B2.BE.E7.95.99

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