Rectification of a globe
Rectification Rec`ti*fi*ca"tion (r?k`t?*f?*k?1sh?n), n. [Cf. F. rectification.] 1. The act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits. [1913 Webster]

After the rectification of his views, he was incapable of compromise with profounder shapes of error. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) The determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve. [1913 Webster]

{Rectification of a globe} (Astron.), its adjustment preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem. [1913 Webster]


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