Definition of error correction in English:

error correction

noun

Computing
  • [mass noun] The automatic correction of errors that arise from the incorrect transmission of digital data.

    [as modifier] ‘error-correction protocols’
    • ‘Each device has a pipeline structure and uses digital error correction to provide good static linearity, according to the company.’
    • ‘Listen to an audio CD with error correction switched off and you'll hear little more than hiss.’
    • ‘The very first version didn't use any kind of error correction protocol, so it had a tendency to garble things up or crash.’
    • ‘The other adds support for memory error correction and detection.’
    • ‘The message payload is re-encoded to compute error correction encoded bits.’

Pronunciation:

error correction

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