Variant of rectify
- to put or set right; correct; amend
- to adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
- Chem. to refine or purify (a liquid) by distillation, esp. by fractional or repeated distillations
- Elec. to convert (alternating current) to direct current
- Math. to find the length of (a curve)
Origin: Middle English rectifien from Middle French rectifier from Late Latin rectificare: see recti- and amp; -fy
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