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English noun: rectification

1. rectification (process) (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation


Broader (hypernym)purification, refinement, refining


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. rectification (event) the conversion of alternating current to direct current


Broader (hypernym)changeover, conversion, transition

3. rectification (act) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right


Synonymscorrection


Broader (hypernym)improvement


Narrower (hyponym)amendment, compensation, emendation, recompense, redress, remediation, remedy, retribution

4. rectification (act) determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve


Broader (hypernym)determination, finding









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