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re·duc·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reduction, reducingnoun

    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

  2. reducingnoun

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

    "a doctor supervised her reducing"

Wiktionary

  1. reducingadjective

    That causes reduction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reducing

    of Reduce

  2. Reducing

    a & n. from Reduce

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    Rank popularity for the word 'reducing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3350

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    Rank popularity for the word 'reducing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4021

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of reducing in a Sentence

  1. Rosie Broadhead:

    This change in the microbiome is associated with reducing your body odor, encouraging cell renewal and is really good for the skin's immune system.

  2. Leana Wen:

    This ruling means that Baltimore City students will continue to receive evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education delivered by teachers specially trained to teach these important curricula, this means that Baltimore City students will be able to continue Baltimore City students work in reducing teen birth rates, which fell 61 % in Baltimore City from 2000 to 2016.

  3. Duane Mellor:

    So, when considering this type of study, it is important to consider that although reducing fat intake is a logical part of a healthy diet, it is also important to look at what foods are eaten in its place.

  4. Olive Garden CEO Gene Lee:

    We’re just running better restaurants today, i don’t think we should discount the importance of ensuring we’re properly staffed, our teams are properly motivated, simplifying the operation, reducing the size of the menu, processes and procedures.

  5. Mislav Matejka:

    We think that it is more likely that we will be raising our year-end targets, rather than reducing them, as we move through the summer.

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