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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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Escenic announced at Nexpo that it will partner with text-proofing system provider Tansa (also headquartered in Norway) to further improve the speed, quality and capacity of its Web content-management system.
The agreement allows Tansa to use the complete and up-to-date spelling and word-choice information as part of the text-proofing solutions the company delivers to its U.