The action or fact of making something smaller or less in amount, degree, or size
a reduction in pollution
Absence of reduction; (Cell Biol.) a lack of reduction in the number of chromosomes during meiosis as a result of ameiosis.
A transcription for piano of music for an orchestra or other ensemble.
A print made from a larger original.
A works for the reduction or smelting of metallic ore.
A system of gearwheels in which the driven shaft rotates more slowly than the driving shaft
The division of meiosis during which separation of homologous chromosomes occurs.
Gearing using a reduction gear.
A negative made from a larger original.
Printing at a size reduced from that of the original.
(Especially in logical positivism) a sentence giving conditions for the use or meaning of a concept which are less strict than those imposed by a definition.
Reduction by the direct processes of conversion, permutation, and transposition (opposed to indirect reduction).
A reaction in which one species is oxidized and another reduced; the action or process of this; oxidation and reduction; frequently attributive.
A series of arms-reduction negotiations between the US and the Soviet Union begun in 1983. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty was signed in 1987 and the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in 1991