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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: correction (0.01151 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to correction.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake;
setting right [syn: rectification
2: a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase
the accuracy of a scientific measure [syn: fudge factor
3: something substituted for an error
4: a rebuke for making a mistake [syn: chastening
5: a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a
period of increases; “market runups are invariably
followed by a correction”
6: the act of punishing; “the offenders deserved the harsh
discipline they received”
7: treatment of a specific defect; “the correction of his
vision with eye glasses”
English → English
(k?r-r?k"sh?n), n. [L. correctio: cf.
1. The act of correcting, or making that right which was
wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as
of an erroneous statement.
The due correction of swearing, rioting, neglect of
God's word, and other scandalouss vices. --Strype.
2. The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is
intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment;
Correction and instruction must both work
Ere this rude beast will profit. --Shak.
3. That which is substituted in the place of what is wrong;
an emendation; as, the corrections on a proof sheet should
be set in the margin.
4. Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what
is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the
correction of acidity in the stomach.
5. An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as,
chronometer correction; compass correction.
(Surv.), a parallel used as a new base line
in laying out township in the government lands of the
United States. The adoption at certain intervals of a
correction line is necessitated by the convergence of of
meridians, and the statute requirement that the townships
must be squares.
House of correction
, a house where disorderly persons are
confined; a bridewell.
, subject to correction; admitting the
possibility of error.