- rectangular hyperbola,
- rectified spirit,
Origin of rectification
Examples from the Web for rectification
U.S.-China relations could certainly stand a little Confucian “rectification.”
The error has been acknowledged, and its rectification is in the works.
The great Chinese philosopher Confucius put forward a timeless and important doctrine: The rectification of names.
Important as were their actual discoveries, their rectification of the errors of their predecessors were of yet greater value.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
As they grow older they rectify their judgments, and such a rectification Judith had now to make.In the Roar of the Sea|Sabine Baring-Gould
The thick matter left in the retort after the rectification of oil of amber; and which it resembles in its properties.
Not so sure that my optimist view is not open to rectification!
The operation being concluded, the whole may be allowed to cool, and the acid collected preparatory to rectification.
c.1400, from Old French rectificacion (14c.) or directly from Late Latin rectificationem (nominative rectificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of rectificare (see rectify).