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rectify

 [rek´tĭ-fi]
1. to refine or make straight.
2. to convert alternating current to direct current.

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī),
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī)
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]

rec·ti·fy

(rek'ti-fī)
1. To correct.
2. To purify or refine by distillation; usually implies repeated distillations.
[L. rectus, right, straight]