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Meaning of ‘correction’
7 definitions found.
the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
treatment of a specific defect
Example: "The correction of vision with eye glasses improves many lives."
the act of punishing
Synonyms: punishment penalty penalization penalisation discipline
a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases
Example: "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
something substituted for an error
a rebuke for making a mistake
Synonyms: chastisement chastening
a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
Synonyms: fudge factor
Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University
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