Webster 1913 Edition
The act or operation of rectifying;
rectificationof an error; the
rectificationof his views, he was incapable of compromise with profounder shapes of error.
The determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve.
Rectification of a globe
its adjustment preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act or operation of correcting, amending or setting right that which is wrong or erroneous; as the retification of errors, mistakes or abuses.
2.In chimistry, the process of refining or purifying any substance by repeated distiliation, which separates the grosser parts; as the rectification of spirits or sulphuric acid.