Part of speech: noun

The act of reducing, or its result.

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Usage examples "reduction":

  1. Better not come around here with your chemical apparatus for the reduction of the human body. - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
  2. Between 1768 and 1770 there was a distinct tendency in politics towards the reform of Parliament, the reduction of the number of rotten boroughs, and the restriction of the influence of the Crown. - "A Short History of English Liberalism", Walter Lyon Blease.
  3. The real discipline of Syllogistic Logic lies in the reduction of common speech to these forms. - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.