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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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investors say they would be hurt "a lot" (13%) or "a moderate amount" (43%) by a major market correction, while a sizable minority would be hurt "a little" (32%) or "not at all" (11%).
With a market correction inevitable at some point, it's important for investors to check their confidence with a comprehensive risk assessment to determine how a market correction could affect their overall investment strategies.
STOCK MARKET CORRECTIONS often throw up the best opportunities for reform.
Part 2 of the series will discuss haw the market correction directly hit the upstream sector, affecting the revenues of the coffee grower and the balance of trade account in the coffee exporting country
We expect that the US stock market correction of 5-6% from early-March maximums will be enough for investors to start funnelling capital into Russian sovereign bonds.
We're probably a little over a year into what the current market correction will turn out to be.
Many thought the recent market correction would cull dot-coms with flawed business models and only companies with sound business models would survive.
The stock was worth $55 on the exercise date, but a market correction has reduced the stock price to $10.
We may be in a market correction, but that hasn't slowed the estimates for growth in online trading accounts, according to the latest figures from International Data Corp.
Fischer said he did not think a stock market correction in the United States would harm emerging markets in the long term.
Consider, for instance, the market correction of last fall.