self-rectification

self-rectification

property of an x-ray tube which means that it acts as a valve permitting the flow of current in only one direction, from the cathode to the anode.
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Given all their commitment to the scientific outlook and democratic centralism, revolutionary organisations still have no means of self-rectification other than through the amoebic logic of multiplication by division.
Mead Johnson, the maker of Enfamil formula, was fined the equivalent of 4% of its 2012 sales because it "did not actively co-operate with the investigation but did take active self-rectification measures", Xu added.