Definitions for "Reducing"
Keywords:  reagent, ion, oxidation, atom, hydrogen
The gain of electrons by an atom, ion, or molecule.
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
A chemical reagent which brings about the reduction of some other Agent substance and is itself simultaneously oxidized. See reduction and oxidation.
A system devoid of free oxygen in the solution or geochemical environment.
loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer; "a doctor supervised her reducing"
The act of removing chips from a table and returning immediately with fewer chips. Reducing is considered poor etiquette.
Avoiding creating waste in the first place is even better than reusing or recycling
Keywords:  farmer, see
See Farmer's reducer.
Boiling a sauce or liquid over high heat until it is reduced in volume, generally by half. The result is a very rich concentration of flavors.
Changing a fraction into its lowest terms. For example, 2/4 is reduced to 1/2.
a & n. from Reduce.