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Definition of Correction


  1. The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.
  2. The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.
  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.
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Correction Translations

correction in German is Berichtigung, Korrektur
correction in Italian is riforma, emendazione