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Oxidation vs. Reduction

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Oxidationnoun

The combination of a substance with oxygen.

Reductionnoun

The act, process, or result of reducing.

Oxidationnoun

(chemistry) A reaction in which the atoms of an element lose electrons and the oxidation state of the element increases.

Reductionnoun

The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.

‘A 5% reduction in robberies’;

Oxidationnoun

The act or process of oxidizing, or the state or result of being oxidized.

Reductionnoun

(chemistry) A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.

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Oxidationnoun

the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

Reductionnoun

(cooking) The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.

Oxidationnoun

the process or result of oxidizing or being oxidized.

Reductionnoun

(mathematics) The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.

Reductionnoun

(computability theory) a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.

Reductionnoun

(music) An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.

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Reductionnoun

A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)

Reductionnoun

(medicine) A medical procedure to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.

Reductionnoun

The act of reducing, or state of being reduced; conversion to a given state or condition; diminution; conquest; as, the reduction of a body to powder; the reduction of things to order; the reduction of the expenses of government; the reduction of a rebellious province.

Reductionnoun

The act or process of reducing. See Reduce, v. t., 6. and To reduce an equation, To reduce an expression, under Reduce, v. t.

Reductionnoun

The correction of observations for known errors of instruments, etc.

Reductionnoun

The process of making a copy of something, as a figure, design, or draught, on a smaller scale, preserving the proper proportions.

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Reductionnoun

The bringing of a syllogism in one of the so-called imperfect modes into a mode in the first figure.

Reductionnoun

The act, process, or result of reducing{7}; as, the reduction of iron from its ores; the reduction of an aldehyde into an alcohol.

Reductionnoun

The operation of restoring a dislocated or fractured part to its former place.

Reductionnoun

the act of decreasing or reducing something

Reductionnoun

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

Reductionnoun

the act of reducing complexity

Reductionnoun

the action or fact of making something smaller or less in amount, degree, or size

‘there had been a reduction in the number of casualties’; ‘talks on arms reduction’;

Reductionnoun

the amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower in price

‘special reductions on knitwear’;

Reductionnoun

the simplification of a subject or problem to a particular form in presentation or analysis

‘the reduction of classical genetics to molecular biology’;

Reductionnoun

the process of converting an amount from one denomination to a smaller one, or of bringing down a fraction to its lowest terms.

Reductionnoun

the halving of the number of chromosomes per cell that occurs at one of the two anaphases of meiosis.

Reductionnoun

a thing that is made smaller or less in size or amount.

Reductionnoun

an arrangement of an orchestral score for piano or for a smaller group of performers.

Reductionnoun

a thick and concentrated liquid or sauce made by boiling.

Reductionnoun

a copy of a picture or photograph made on a smaller scale than the original.

Reductionnoun

the action of remedying a dislocation or fracture by returning the affected part of the body to its normal position

‘we must see if the fracture requires reduction’;

Reductionnoun

the process or result of reducing or being reduced

‘the reaction is limited to reduction to the hydrocarbon’;

Reductionnoun

substitution of a sound which requires less muscular effort to articulate

‘the process of vowel reduction’;

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