Definitions for correction

Definitions for (noun) correction

Main entry: correction, rectification

Definition: the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

Main entry: correction

Definition: treatment of a specific defect

Usage: the correction of his vision with eye glasses

Main entry: discipline, correction

Definition: the act of punishing

Usage: the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

Main entry: correction

Definition: a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases

Usage: market runups are invariably followed by a correction

Main entry: correction

Definition: something substituted for an error

Main entry: correction, chastening, chastisement

Definition: a rebuke for making a mistake

Main entry: fudge factor, correction

Definition: a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure

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