reduction / rɪˈdʌk ʃən /


reduction 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of reducing or the state of being reduced.
  2. the amount by which something is reduced or diminished.
  3. a form produced by reducing a copy on a smaller scale.
  4. Cell Biology. meiosis, especially the first meiotic cell division in which the chromosome number is reduced by half.
  5. Chemistry. the process or result of reducing.
  6. Movies. the process of making a print of a narrower gauge from a print of a wider gauge: the reduction of 35-millimeter films to 16-millimeter films for the school market.
  7. a village or settlement of Indians in South America established and governed by Spanish Jesuit missionaries.

reduction 近义词

n. 名词 noun



  1. Sure enough, the average change in diastolic blood pressure was a clinically significant reduction of five mmHg, which is good news.
  2. Driven by environmental concerns, Kim-Parker saw an opportunity to create a space that would aid in the reduction of pollution in the fashion landscape.
  3. Those reductions would mean much longer wait times and more crowded buses and subways.
  4. The potential for future reductions in the cost of electricity from silicon solar, for example, is limited.
  5. The housing authority agreed to lower Brown’s rent to $318 a month but said the reduction would not take effect until March.
  6. Does that mean a reduction in policing would be a good thing?
  7. Like many I spoke to, Williams seemed to desire a reorientation of policing, rather than just a reduction.
  8. Proper use could lead to weight loss and reduction in gastric reflux.
  9. The reduction in the unemployment levels is largely due to part time jobs and more people simply giving up looking for jobs.
  10. Reagan learned this in the midst of negotiating historic arms-reduction treaties with the Soviets at the height of the Cold War.
  11. It is clear, therefore, that the reserve reduction contemplated by the act will not be realized in practice.
  12. If a company has no debts, a reduction in its capital made in an open manner in accordance with law, is legal.
  13. On the 28th of March however it was found necessary to make a considerable reduction in the allowance.
  14. That high-pressure engines owed their advantages mainly to a reduction of the relative importance of this latent heat.
  15. This agreement caused a great reduction in the number of imports from Great Britain to these colonies.