Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rectification

4 senses of rectification

Sense 1
rectification -- ((chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation)
       => refining, refinement, purification -- (the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.))

Sense 2
rectification -- (the conversion of alternating current to direct current)
       => conversion, transition, changeover -- (an event that results in a transformation)

Sense 3
correction, rectification -- (the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right)
       => improvement -- (the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property")

Sense 4
rectification -- (determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve)
       => determination, finding -- (the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures")

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