Business / Finance / Correction: A legal entity that is separate and distinct from its owners. A corporation is allowed to own assets, incur liabilities, and sell securities, among other things.

Other Words for Correction

Correction Noun Synonyms: punishment, castigation, chastisement
Correction Adjective Synonyms: improvement, emendation, rectification, redress, remedy, reparation, amendment, corrigendum

Amplitude Correction

Science / Spiders / Amplitude Correction: correction of the 3D Fourier amplitudes of the EM density map after angular refinement. This correction can be based on an analytical formula, namely by application of a temperature factor with negati MORE

Correction Lines

Business / Real Estate / Correction Lines: Provisions in the rectangular survey (government survey) system made to compensate for the curvature of the earths surface. Every fourth township line (at 24-mile intervals) is used as a correction li MORE

Correction Filter

Entertainment / Photography / Correction Filter: Filter which alters the color rendition of a scene to suit the color response of the eye. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Hypercorrection: A grammatical form created when grammarians--on the basis of too little information or incorrect generalization--mistakenly try to correct a nonexistent error. For instance, a prescriptivist grammaria MORE

Error Checking and Correction (ECC) Memory

Technology / Computers / Error Checking and Correction (ECC) Memory: A method of detecting and correcting system memory errors by adding additional bits and using a special algorithm. MORE


Science / Psychiatry / Overcompensation: A conscious or unconscious process in which a real or imagined physical or psychological deficit generates exaggerated correction. Concept introduced by Adler. MORE