reducing

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 reducing — index mitigating Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 reducing — adj causing or facilitating reduction …

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  • 4 Reducing — Reduce Re*duce (r[ e]*d[=u]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reduced} ( d[=u]st ),; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reducing} ( d[=u] s[i^]ng).] [L. reducere, reductum; pref. red . re , re + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Redoubt}, n.] 1. To bring or lead back to …

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  • 5 reducing — noun 1. any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑reduction • Derivationally related forms: ↑reduce •… …

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  • 6 reducing — adjective That causes reduction …

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  • 7 reducing — Synonyms and related words: abating, allaying, alleviating, assuaging, blunting, calorie counting, chastening, cushioning, dampening, damping, deadening, diminishing, dulling, easing, lessening, mitigating, relaxing, slenderizing, slimming,… …

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  • 8 reducing — Смотри Редуцирование …

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  • 9 reducing — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lowering, lessening, decreasing, diminishing, cutting down, shortening, foreshortening, condensing, compressing, paring down, marking down, discounting, contracting, downsizing, shrinking, shriveling, dieting, slimming down;… …

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  • 10 reducing — n. decreasing, lessening, diminishing re·duce || rɪ duːs / dju v. lessen, diminish, decrease …

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  • 11 reducing — re·duc·ing …

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  • 12 Reducing sugar — Reducing form of glucose A reducing sugar is any sugar that either has an aldehyde group or is capable of forming one in solution through isomerisation. This functional group allows the sugar to act as a reducing agent, for example in the Tollens …

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  • 13 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… …

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  • 14 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… …

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  • 15 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… …

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  • 16 reducing sugar — n a sugar (as glucose, maltose, or lactose) that is capable of reducing a mild oxidizing agent (as Fehling solution) see BENEDICT S TEST compare NONREDUCING * * * any sugar that can act as a reducing agent in an alkaline solution; included are… …

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  • 17 reducing balance method — ➔ method * * * reducing balance method UK US noun [S] ACCOUNTING ► DECLINING BALANCE METHOD(Cf. ↑declining balance method) …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 reducing agent — n a substance that reduces esp a substance (as hydrogen, sodium, or hydroquinone) that donates electrons or a share in its electrons to another substance called also reductant compare OXIDIZING AGENT * * * a substance capable of donating… …

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  • 20 Reducing accreditation — process of withdrawing accreditation for Dart of the scope of accreditation (p. 3.16 ISO/IEC 17011:2004). Источник …

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