• (adj): Tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition.
    Example: "Corrective measures"; "corrective lenses"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on corrective:

Pseudoathetosis - Presentation
... as visual inputs are unavailable to guide corrective movements ... the amount of movement as the visual cues probably trigger corrective movements which return the limb to the desired "baseline" allowing a new phase of involuntary drift before a subsequent corrective phase occurs ...
Corrective Rape - Prevalence - South Africa
... Corrective rape is used as a "punishment" for people who are gay or do not fit traditional gender roles (usually women), where often they are verbally abused before the rape by the perpetrator saying things, such ... Poor black women who live in townships are more likely to become victims of corrective violence, and gay women are more likely to be isolated with little support, which increases their chances of ... Corrective rape is not recognized by the South African legal system as a hate crime despite the fact that the South African Constitution states that no person shall be discriminated against based on their social ...
Corrective Rape - Definition
... Corrective rape is the use of rape against people who do not conform to perceived social norms regarding human sexuality and gender roles, often lesbians are raped by heterosexual ... Corrective rape has also been known to occur in Thailand, Ecuador, and Zimbabwe ... Corrective rape and the accompanying violence can result in physical and psychological trauma, mutilation, HIV infection, unwanted pregnancy, and may contribute to suicide ...
Corrective Rape
... Corrective rape is a hate crime in which a person is raped because of their perceived sexual or gender orientation ... The term was coined in South Africa after well-known cases of corrective rapes of lesbians like Eudy Simelane and Zoliswa Nkonyana became public ... There are many health ramifications associated with corrective rape, and although some countries have laws protecting LGBT people, corrective rape is often overlooked ...
Maintain - Maintenance Types - Corrective Maintenance
... Corrective maintenance is probably the most commonly used approach, but it is easy to see its limitations ... Corrective maintenance can be defined as the maintenance which is required when an item has failed or worn out, to bring it back to working order ... Corrective maintenance is carried out on all items where the consequences of failure or wearing out are not significant and the cost of this maintenance is ...

More definitions of "corrective":

  • (adj): Designed to promote discipline.
    Example: "The teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"
    Synonyms: disciplinary, disciplinal
  • (noun): A device for treating injury or disease.
    Synonyms: restorative