Pronunciation of Reduction  

English Meaning

  1. The act or process of reducing.
  2. The result of reducing: a reduction in absenteeism.
  3. The amount by which something is lessened or diminished: a reduction of 12 percent in violent crime.
  4. Biology The first meiotic division, in which the chromosome number is reduced. Also called reduction division.
  5. Chemistry A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
  6. Chemistry A reaction in which hydrogen is combined with a compound.
  7. Chemistry A reaction in which oxygen is removed from a compound.
  8. Mathematics The canceling of common factors in the numerator and denominator of a fraction.
  9. Mathematics The converting of a fraction to its decimal equivalent.
  10. Mathematics The converting of an expression or equation to its simplest form.


Tamil Meaning