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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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Sergeant Scruggs won this highly competitive award because of the significant contribution she has made to the overall operations at the Allen Correctional Center and her dedication to the corrections profession.
Stress impacts the working attitudes and behaviors of correctional staff and ultimately can have devastating physiological consequences.
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