Correction line

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Correction line (Surv) a parallel used as a new base line in laying out township in the government lands of the United States. The adoption at certain intervals of a correction line is necessitated by the convergence of of meridians, and the statute requirement that the townships must be squares.
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Quotations

  • Dan Dierdorf
    Dan Dierdorf
    “If I've got correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything else falls into line. If I do the right thing right, I'm going to succeed.”

Usage

In literature:

I sometimes felt that the German lines were on three sides, and often I was quite correct.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
An East and West line is your correct latitude.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
In case the whole paragraph needs remodeling, draw a line at its side and note the correction in the margin.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Sad to relate, his lines were often quoted, as if correct, by scientific men in pre-Darwinian times.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
Some original research also was done along lines of proper grinding and correct coffee brewing.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
The ammeter will not indicate the current correctly if the pointer is not on the zero line when the Tungar is not operating.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Another optical correction is applied to the horizontal lines.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
The restraining Paris corset gave to her luxuriant form a charming modish correctness of line.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Coming out of this one he again spotted the lone Nieuport and corrected his own line to correspond with that of the lone flyer below.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
That his conclusion is correct is shown by rearing a new generation from any plant or indeed from several plants of any one of these lines.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
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In news:

Defensive line prepped to take corrective action.
Correction to This Article An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to the number of additional stem cell lines rejected by the National Institutes of Health.
When you are a patient in a hospital, you tend to expect that the electronics are either top of the line or at least functioning correctly.
"THIS IS A COLLECT CALL from a correctional institution," says the robotic female voice at the other end of the line.
Editor's Note: The section of this story, called "Start A New Product Line", has been updated to correct inaccuracies in the original version.
In his Dec 17 letter to the Gazette, "Bringing back trolleys would be folly," James Johnson, no relation to me, perpetuates some misinformation regarding the MBTA's abandonment of E-Line streetcar service in Boston that requires correction.
Gazette photo by Avery Cropp Stillwater Area High School student Max Kelly lines up his project correctly before starting the SAHS fabrication lab's CNC Mill Nov 3.
A Colorado man crossed the line from free speech to suspicious conduct that justified an arrest, and the Supreme Court was correct to shield the agents from being sued.
Correction on first line trend.
Review on Notre Dame's goal line stand correct.
Players say they have no confidence in stopping the run, they struggle to line up correctly and openly wonder if everyone is playing hard on every play.
This post has been updated to reflect corrected information about when the Bombardier will begin operating the two lines.
Photo 1 shows the line before it was corrected.
We have producers who can go on-line and register without a whole lot of problem if they fill in the information correctly.
Martin Griff / The Times of Trenton In the end, critics of the move were proven correct as offensive line coach-turned-defensive coordinator Juan Castillo was fired Tuesday.
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In science:

In Fig. 4 we have averaged all our higher-resolution divided spectra with no velocity shift, and can see these features as “emission” lines superimposed on a velocity smeared M-star spectrum (since we have not corrected to the rest frame of the secondary star).
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
We find that the general relativistic corrections of both the electric field strength and the curvature radii of magnetic field lines tend to enhance the curvature radiation photon energy.
General Relativistic Modification of a Pulsar Electromagnetic Field
Absolute B magnitudes have been calculated using K corrections derived from (1) the spectra of Coleman, Wu, & Weedman (1980), and (2) a power-law model with an optical slope of αo = −0.5 and typical AGN emission lines.
The Chandra Deep Survey of the Hubble Deep Field North Area. IV. An Ultradeep Image of the HDF-N
The dashed line indicates the exact value for infinite width, while the dotted line includes the predicted finite size correction.
High precision simulations of the longest common subsequence problem
The sum of the last two terms in (17), shown as a thick line, correctly describes the mean asymptotic behaviour of the plotted quantity.
Statistics of the occupation time for a random walk in the presence of a moving boundary
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