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correction

Science a number or quantity added to or subtracted from a scientific or mathematical calculation or observation to increase its accuracy

Correction

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

In astrology, correction refers to the translation of one’s birth time into sidereal time.

Correction

 

the rectification of typographical errors in a proof. In hand or Monotype composition, correction involves replacement of erroneous characters or lines; in Linotype, incorrect lines are replaced with corrected lines. Large-scale correction leads to repaging—that is, repositioning of the composed matter or other elements from one column to another. In photocomposition, correction involves the removal of incorrect lines from the positive or negative and their replacement with correct lines or replacement of the entire positive or negative.

correction

[kə′rek·shən]
(science and technology)
A quantity added to a calculated or observed value to obtain the true value.
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In order to promote the prompt, voluntary correction of violations of the complex laws and regulations governing qualified plans once violations are discovered, disqualification should rarely (if ever) be a consequence of such violations.
Finally, element #5 also specifies that "The plan of correction will serve as the facility's 'allegation of compliance.
The correction method should restore to both current and former participants and their beneficiaries the benefits and rights they would have had if the defect had not occurred.
The income and expense schedules to be attached to the Applications for Correction for high and low value rental properties, TC 101 SIE and TC 102 SIE, will now be combined on one form and will be on white paper, not blue or green paper as in the past.
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The IRS has a variety of voluntary correction programs that permit employers to correct retirement plan defects.
For example, where an agent is examining the 1989 plan year for a joint and survivor issue, the taxpayer could not apply for VCR correction of a section 415 violation for 1990.
Though last week's correction shaved 10 percent off the Dow's 1997 growth, most investors are still far ahead of the game.
In addition, the correction must be made for all years, including those for which the statute of limitations would otherwise not be required.
Johnny Garcia, detention officer, Bexar County Sheriff's Department, San Antonio, Ruby Garcia, detention officer, Bexar County Sheriff's Department, San Antonio, Daniel Marian, correctional officer, Corrections Corporation of America, Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, Youngstown, Ohio, Ryan McCreay, correctional officer, Corrections Corporation of America, Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, Youngstown, Ohio, Michael McNeal, corrections officer II, Gwinnett County Department of Corrections, Lawrenceville, Ga.
Unfortunately, the number of corrections required for either error correction procedure did not decrease over the course of the project.
To implement the Bagley correction, it is necessary to run a series of tests with at least two different dies, preferably three tests, using dies of the same diameter but different L/D.