Definition for REC-TI-FI-CA'TION

REC-TI-FI-CA'TION, n.1 [Fr. See Rectify.]

  1. The act or operation of correcting, amending or setting right that which is wrong or erroneous; as, the rectification of errors, mistakes or abuses. – Forbes.
  2. In chimistry, the process of refining or purifying any substance by repeated distillation, which separates the grosser parts; as, the rectification of spirits or sulphuric acid. – Nicholson. Encyc.

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