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    Definition of reducing in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREré-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of reduce.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore reducingSUPmost reducing
      1. (chemistry) That causes reduction.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Many air conditioners, in addition to reducing the temperature, also dehumidify the air.
          • They are extremely effective in reducing pain, which many medical studies suggest is widely undertreated in patients suffering serious illness.
          • However, high levels of the nonaromatizable androgen dihydrotestosterone and of sex-hormone binding globulin that inhibit fat accumulation in the abdomen might also contribute to reducing the waist.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
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          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of reducing for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "reducing" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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