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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

- with organic compounds Reducing agent, element or compound in a redox reaction that donates an electron to another species Reducing atmosphere, an oxygen-poor...
- A reducing sugar is any sugar that is capable of acting as a reducing agent. In an alkaline solution, a reducing sugar forms some aldehyde or ketone, which...
- A reducing agent (also called a reductant, reducer, or electron donor) is an element or compound that loses or "donates" an electron to an electron recipient...
- A reducing atmosphere is an atmospheric condition in which oxidation is prevented by removal of oxygen and other oxidizing gases or vapours, and which...
- generate ATP, reducing equivalents are supplied to the electron transport chain from multiple processes such as the TCA cycle. Reducing agent Jain JL...
- Sulfate-reducing microorganisms (SRM) or sulfate-reducing prokaryotes (SRP) are a group composed of sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) and sulfate-reducing archaea...
- 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...
- A concentric reducer is used to join pipe sections or tube sections on the same axis. The concentric reducer is cone-shaped, and is used when there is...
- Sulfur-reducing bacteria are microorganisms able to reduce elemental sulfur (S0) to hydrogen sulfide (H2S). These microbes use inorganic sulfur compounds...
- Drag-reducing agents (DRA), or drag-reducing polymers (DRP's), are additives in pipelines that reduce turbulence in a pipe. Usually used in petroleum pipelines...