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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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So by inserting this Bagley L/D correction into equation 2 gives us equation 7:
Conversational flow is maintained and comprehension is demonstrated, but there is no evidence that Margarita recognized the correction underlying the recast.
To determine whether an operational failure is insignificant, the IRS considers whether other failures occurred during the period being examined, the percentage of plan assets and contributions involved, the number of years over which the failure occurred, the number of participants affected, the reason for the failure and whether correction was made within a reasonable time.
Since one can measure at least four parameters with high precision: the total decay rate, a, A and B coefficients, one naively would expect that simultaneous analysis of these data may lead to an over-determined system of algebraic equations with the possibility of extracting the unknown parts of radiative corrections.
HITS/SMART assists in solving homicide and other serious criminal cases, as well as providing a new investigative tool to police and community corrections (i.
02(4)(a), which permits corrections to be made on an estimated basis, should be broadened and specific examples of acceptable estimates should be provided with respect to common operational defects.
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.
In the past, there was an attitude among many in corrections and law enforcement that suicides are not preventable, that if an inmate wants to kill himself there's nothing anyone can do to prevent it.
Aaron Betourney, security, Robert Gatti, corrections specialist, Christy Hemphill, correctional officer, Jone Francisco Villareal, senior enlisted officer, James Whitaker, corrections specialist
Navy, Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar, San Diego Enrico Balmaceda, correctional officer/quarter supervisor, Camillya Belle, housing unit noncommissioned officer, Wayne Bishop, control center supervisor, Trisha Fudge, quarter supervisor, Samantha Graham, correction specialist, Mark Philpott, correction officer/security, Tanya Stone, corrections officer/ network administrator, Kevin Wallace, security, Chrissie Young, master control center supervisor
1988) suggested that teachers should group error corrections based on the suspected cause of the error.
In the early 1990s, officials from the Colorado Department of Corrections and the local district attorney's office approached legislators with a proposal to make correctional investigators certified peace officers, with the duty and authority to investigate all crimes associated with the prison system.

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