Complete Definition of "rectify"

English

Verb
en-verb|rectif|i|ed

  1. transitive To correct or amend something.
  2. transitive|chemistry To purify or refine, especially by distillation.
  3. transitive|electronics To convert alternating current into direct current.
  4. transitive To add water to alcoholic spirit to adjust its proof.

Derived terms
rectifiable
rectifiably
rectifier
rectified spirit

Translations
trans-top|To correct or amend something
Finnish: oikaista, korjata
trans-mid
Italian: rettificare
trans-bottom

trans-top|To purify or refine, especially by distillation
Finnish: tislata, puhdistaa
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To convert alternating current into direct current
Finnish: tasasuunnata
trans-mid
Italian: rettificare
trans-bottom

trans-top|To add water to alcoholic spirit to adjust its proof
trans-mid
trans-bottom

fr:rectify
io:rectify
it:rectify
hu:rectify
ta:rectify
te:rectify
vi:rectify
zh:rectify

Revision and Credits for"rectify"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2021 All rights reserved.