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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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Isaac Johnston, warden, Corrections Corporation of America, Leavenworth Detention Center, Leavenworth, Kan.
Accordingly, teachers should invest time, energy, and effort in designing, implementing, and evaluating error correction procedures they use with their students.
So by inserting this Bagley L/D correction into equation 2 gives us equation 7:
Thus, in many cases, this change should facilitate a more timely correction and better ensure the benefits of plan participants and beneficiaries.
Although salient recasts should have called attention to themselves in this written environment if the recast was noticed it neither sparked published acknowledgement nor prompted participants to develop their ideas any further, and consequently, offer no insight as to whether or not students noticed the correction (examples 1-3).
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).
For an unambiguous search for new physics in neutron decay experiments and for a precise determination of fundamental constants, it is necessarily to understand and evaluate all corrections for neutron decay with higher accuracy than the expected experimental precision.
For additional information on corrections, send email to eideditor@cdc.
If the plan of correction is unacceptable for any reason, the state will notify the facility in writing.
Thus, although TEI believes that the IRS's replacement of the indefinite sanctions under the Walk-in Closing Agreement Program (Walkin CAP) with a defined range of compliance correction fees represents an improvement over the prior procedure, we submit that the relief provided to employers by the revenue procedure does not go far enough in the following general areas:
Under SVP, the plan sponsor may pay a smaller fixed compliance fee by following the correction procedure established under SVP.