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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reduction, reducing(noun)

    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. reducing(noun)

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

    "a doctor supervised her reducing"


  1. reducing(Adjective)

    That causes reduction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reducing

    of Reduce

  2. Reducing

    a & n. from Reduce

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce reducing?

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How to say reducing in sign language?

  1. reducing


  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. Tim Ellis:

    We're reducing the human labor component significantly.

  2. Conrad Schneider:

    We are wasting time when we need to be reducing emissions.

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Civilization is the process of reducing the infinite to the finite.

  4. Leonid Fedun:

    Everyone will reduce production because everyone is reducing drilling.

  5. Jozsef Varadi:

    Others run campaigns for reducing costs but that's how we do business.

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