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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.
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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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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.S.