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Found 3 items, similar to reduction.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the act of decreasing or reducing something [syn: decrease,
diminution, step-down] [ant: increase]
2: 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 [syn: reducing]
3: the act of reducing complexity [syn: simplification]
English → English (gcide)
Reduction \Re*duc"tion\ (r[-e]*d[u^]k"sh[u^]n), n. [F.
r['e]duction, L. reductio. See Reduce.]
1. The act of reducing, or state of being reduced; conversion
to a given state or condition; diminution; conquest; as,
the reduction of a body to powder; the reduction of things
to order; the reduction of the expenses of government; the
reduction of a rebellious province.
2. (Arith. & Alg.) The act or process of reducing. See
Reduce, v. t., 6. and To reduce an equation, To reduce an expression
, under Reduce, v. t.
(a) The correction of observations for known errors of
(b) The preparation of the facts and measurements of
observations in order to deduce a general result.
4. The process of making a copy of something, as a figure,
design, or draught, on a smaller scale, preserving the
proper proportions. --Fairholt.
5. (Logic) The bringing of a syllogism in one of the
so-called imperfect modes into a mode in the first figure.
6. (Chem. & Metal.) The act, process, or result of
reducing; as, the reduction of iron from its ores; the
reduction of an aldehyde into an alcohol.
7. (Med.) The operation of restoring a dislocated or
fractured part to its former place.
Reduction ascending (Arith.), the operation of changing
numbers of a lower into others of a higher denomination,
as cents to dollars.
Reduction descending (Arith.), the operation of changing
numbers of a higher into others of a lower denomination,
as dollars to cents.
Syn: Diminution; decrease; abatement; curtailment;
subjugation; conquest; subjection.