Definition of Correcting

1. Verb. (present participle of correct) ¹

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Definition of Correcting

1. correct [v] - See also: correct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Correcting

corrected and republished article
corrected dextrocardia
corrected transposition of the great vessels
correcting (current term)
correcting fluid
correcting fluids
correction collar
correction factor
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correction officer
correctional facilities
correctional facility
correctional institution
correctional institutions

Literary usage of Correcting

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"In correcting the deviations of a ship's compass in the usual way by magnets ... The second part of the communication was a new mode of correcting the qua- ..."

2. A Brief for the Trial of Civil Issues Before a Jury by Austin Abbott, William Charles Wermuth (1922)
"Argument on question of correcting.-—It is in the discretion of the judge whether to hear, in presence of the jury, argument of counsel on the question of ..."

3. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"The correcting Plate of Professor Barlow Fig. 246. affords an effectual ... The point where the correcting plate must be placed in order to produce this ..."

4. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"A Proposal for correcting modern Maps. The King's Palace, and some Account of the Metropolis. ... correcting ..."

5. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Paul Leicester Ford (1898)
"PERIODICAL correcting OF INFRACTIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION. The merits and disadvantages of short and long intervals—Example of Pennsylvania. ..."

6. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"correcting lenses are never fully satisfactory when first ... The difficulty of becoming accustomed to correcting lenses increases with the age at which one ..."

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