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  • v. Present participle of reduce.
  • adj. That causes reduction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a & n. from reduce.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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
  • n. loss of excess weight (as by dieting); becoming slimmer

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