capacity correction

capacity correction

[kə′pas·əd·ē kə′rek·shən]
(engineering)
The correction applied to a mercury barometer with a nonadjustable cistern in order to compensate for the change in the level of the cistern as the atmospheric pressure changes.
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The COP correction factor coefficients were found using the same procedure as the capacity correction factor coefficients.
However, the two-year decline in capital spending has resulted in a capacity correction, bringing supply and demand into closer alignment.
Our units have been used for hospital and surgery center renovation, capacity correction, emergency response, healthcare services within correctional facilities, humanitarian healthcare delivery, community outreach, rural healthcare, and more.
Cause for optimism: This capacity correction will reduce the burning need for players to compete in the risky credit game that destabilized our industry to begin with.
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