Reducing agent
Reducing agent Re*du"cing a`gent, n. (Chem.) a substance that causes reduction of another substance in a chemical reaction, as by donating electrons or adding hydrogen atoms; as, lithium hydride is a powerful reducing agent. [PJC]

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  • reducing agent — noun a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver • Syn: ↑reducer, ↑reductant •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reducing agent — noun Date: circa 1817 a substance that reduces a chemical compound usually by donating electrons …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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