What does reducing mean?

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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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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Foreign Affairs:

    This test was a routine spacecraft experiment to verify the reusable technology of spacecraft, which is of great significance for reducing the cost of spacecraft use. It can provide a convenient and cheap way for humans to use space peacefully. Many companies in the world have carried out similar experiments.

  2. Latisha Love-Gregory:

    Regardless of genetic background, improving the diets of overweight or obese children is paramount in reducing the risk of obesity-associated complications such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension.

  3. John Kerry:

    This is not a free license to come in and pollute like crazy, it's got to be a responsible effort to in the short term fill a gap, but with a clear plan for where you're heading in terms of reducing emissions.

  4. Chuck Grassley:

    Many of the significant improvements in USMCA are reducing non-tariff barriers and implementing rules and fair practices that will help U.S. workers, jobs and businesses tremendously over the coming years.

  5. Robert Storey:

    Many countries have made good progress towards reducing risk factors such as smoking, high cholesterol and high blood pressure but much less effort has been extended on reducing exposure to air pollution.

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