Reducing

Definition of Reducing

Re`du´cing   Pronunciation: r?`d?´s?ng
a & n.1.a & n. from Reduce.
Reducing furnace
(Metal.) a furnace for reducing ores.
Reducing pipe fitting
a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc., for connecting a large pipe with a smaller one.
Reducing valve
a device for automatically maintaining a diminished pressure of steam, air, gas, etc., in a pipe, or other receiver, which is fed from a boiler or pipe in which the pressure is higher than is desired in the receiver.

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