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proof·read·ing

(prūf'rēd-ing),
The property of certain polymerases, for example, DNA polymerase, to use their exonuclease activity to remove erroneously introduced bases and to replace them with the correct bases.

proofreading

(proof′rēd″ing)
In genetics and cellular biology, the ability of a cell to ensure that copies of its genetic information are faithfully made with limited errors or mutations.

proofreading

In genetics, the correction, performed by DNA polymerase, of mistakes in the incorporation of nucleotides in a sequence, the corrections being made after individual units have been added to the chain.
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Whether proofreading a typescript or a proof, reading it aloud can help, because doing so can force you to notice every word.
Proofreading is like the final wiping of the plate just before you serve it to the customer.
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And, of course, proofreading matters for regular class assignments too, says Eastside High School's Markoch.
Three graduate assistants gave hours of attentive skill to this project: Nicole Rietmann and Megan Shove for proofreading and Glenn Ferrell for graphic design and layout.
ProofreadNOW president Phil Jamieson told us that NL/NL readers may get a free proofreading of four newsletter pages, to show what kind of work they do.
On the proofreading issue, the court asked the Bar to look at what computerized spell-checking, proofreading, and grammar corrections a nonlawyer should be allowed to offer when providing assistance on filling out court-approved forms.
Michael then sends individual files to the proofreading team and designs each issue, returning galley sheets to the editor for approval.
net), famous for putting books in the public domain online, uses a "distributed" method of proofreading (organized at pgdp.
The GEE 21 English Language Arts test is composed of four parts: Writing, Using Information Resources, Reading and Responding, and Proofreading.
The third annual competition, held Thursday at Mitchell School, racked the minds of fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders from each of the district's eight campuses in three events, including basic spelling, word use and proofreading.
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