Meaning of REDUCTION in English

n.1 the act or an instance of reducing; the process of being reduced.

2 an amount by which prices etc. are reduced.

3 a reduced copy of a picture etc.

4 an arrangement of an orchestral score for piano etc.


reductive adj.

Etymology: ME f. OF reduction or L reductio (as REDUCE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.