Definition of Rectification in English :

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Rectification meaning in English

Meaning of Rectification in English

Pronunciation of Rectification in English

Rectification pronunciation in English

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1. rectification

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

2. rectification

the conversion of alternating current to direct current

3. correction, rectification

the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

4. rectification

determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of rectification
tr.v. rec·ti·fied, rec·ti·fy·ing, rec·ti·fies
a. To set right; correct: rectified the situation by adding more chairs so that more people could sit. See Synonyms at correct.
b. To correct by calculation or adjustment: rectified the mathematical error.
2. Chemistry To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
3. Electronics To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
4. To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.

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