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Definition of Reducing

Reducing
Reducing Re*du"cing (r?*d?"s?ng), a & n. from Reduce. Reducing furnace (Metal.), a furnace for reducing ores. Reducing pipe fitting, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a smaller one. Reducing valve, a device for automatically maintaining a diminished pressure of steam, air, gas, etc., in a pipe, or other receiver, which is fed from a boiler or pipe in which the pressure is higher than is desired in the receiver.

Meaning of Reducing from wikipedia

- reaction that takes place with organic compounds Reduced gas, a gas with low oxidation number Reducing agent, element or compound in a redox reaction that...
- A reducing sugar is any sugar that is capable of acting as a reducing agent because it has a free aldehyde group or a free ketone group. All monosaccharides...
- redox chemical reaction. A reducing agent is thus oxidized when it loses electrons in the redox reaction. Reducing agents "reduce" (or, are "oxidized" by)...
- A reducing atmosphere is an atmospheric condition in which oxidation is prevented by removal of oxygen and other oxidizing gases or vapours, and which...
- Sulfate-reducing microorganisms (SRM) or sulfate-reducing prokaryotes (SRP) are a group composed of sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) and sulfate-reducing archaea...
- The George Foreman Lean Mean Fat-Reducing Grilling Machine, commonly known as the George Foreman Grill, is a portable electrically heated grill manufactured...
- reduce other substances (cause them to gain electrons) are said to be reductive or reducing and are known as reducing agents, reductants, or reducers...
- may implement to reduce emissions and enhance removals of greenhouse gases: "(a) Reducing emissions from deforestation. (b) Reducing emissions from forest...
- surface. The same principle is important in firing pottery—see Reducing atmosphere. The reducing flame is the flame with low oxygen. It has a yellow or yellowish...
- Sulfur-reducing bacteria (SRB) get their energy by reducing elemental sulfur to hydrogen sulfide. They couple this reaction with the oxidation of acetate...
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