Reducing valve
Reducing Re*du"cing (r?*d?"s?ng), a & n. from {Reduce}. [1913 Webster]

{Reducing furnace} (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores.

{Reducing pipe fitting}, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a smaller one.

{Reducing valve}, a device for automatically maintaining a diminished pressure of steam, air, gas, etc., in a pipe, or other receiver, which is fed from a boiler or pipe in which the pressure is higher than is desired in the receiver. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Reducing — Re*du cing (r?*d? s?ng), a & n. from {Reduce}. [1913 Webster] {Reducing furnace} (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores. {Reducing pipe fitting}, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a smaller one …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reducing furnace — Reducing Re*du cing (r?*d? s?ng), a & n. from {Reduce}. [1913 Webster] {Reducing furnace} (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores. {Reducing pipe fitting}, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reducing pipe fitting — Reducing Re*du cing (r?*d? s?ng), a & n. from {Reduce}. [1913 Webster] {Reducing furnace} (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores. {Reducing pipe fitting}, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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