The action or process of correcting something
The fact or process of a physical condition, disorder, etc., correcting itself naturally; the correction of a condition or disorder without surgery or drugs. Now rare.
A correction, especially an amendment to a proof, made by an author to his or her own work; usually in plural.
Optics correction of chromatic aberration in a lens; compare correction.
An opaque liquid painted over a typed or written error so as to leave a blank space for the insertion of the correct character
= prison officer.
The automatic correction of errors that arise from the incorrect transmission of digital data
A correction made to a text during preparation for publication.
A correction term in the equation giving the energy of the single electron in the outermost shell of hydrogen-like atoms, arising because the inner shells do not completely screen the electron from the nucleus; a correction made to the Rydberg formula in order to allow for the finite mass of the nucleus.
A correction for the discreteness of the data that is made in the chi-square test when the number of cases in any class is small and there is one degree of freedom
A method of compensating for the keystone effect; the functionality for making such compensations.
An institution for the short-term confinement of minor offenders
US. In extended use. Made, carried out, or performed during a course, project, campaign, etc.; frequently in mid-course correction.