straightening

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

straightening

  1. present participle of straighten

NounEdit

straightening (plural straightenings)

  1. The act of making something straight.
    • 1899, Great Britain, Local and Personal Laws (part 1, page 27)
      The lands and sites of houses which may under the provisions of this Act be vested in the Corporation for street widenings and straightenings []