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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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This will minimise the hassle a SSGC customer has to go through to make a correction to the bill.
Dupont, 38, of the Worcester County House of Correction, delivering drugs to a prisoner, dismissed; conspiracy, guilty, 30 days in the House of Correction, on and after the sentence now serving.
Its only local correction for August came from Jim Williams, in his "WingNut" column about birds.
In our view, Brent has completed the flat correction in the long term as follows from chart 3.
Accordingly, teachers should invest time, energy, and effort in designing, implementing, and evaluating error correction procedures they use with their students.
The intercept of barrel pressure with the L/D ratio line to the left of the origin represents the Bagley L/D correction. This accounts for the energy losses at the die entrance.
What is the Correction? This defect must first be corrected under the Voluntary Compliance Program of the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS; Rev.
Direct repetition recasts and yes-recasts were consistent with past research that recasting leads to less student correction than more explicit forms of correction for the MF group.
The EPCRS is made up of three distinct correction programs: the Self-Correction Program (SCP), the Voluntary Correction Program with Service Approval (VCP) and the Correction on Audit Program (Audit CAP).
(5) the custom of expanding the nucleon recoil correction of the three-body phase space has been used.

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