[ri-doo-suh-buh l, -dyoo-]
- capable of being reduced.
- of or relating to a polynomial that can be factored into the product of polynomials, each of lower degree.
- of or relating to a group that can be written as the direct product of two of its subgroups.
- of or relating to a set whose set of accumulation points is countable.
Origin of reducible
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Examples from the Web for reducible
If the book were reducible to a thesis, it might be the simple claim that some things exceed our capacity for comprehension.Barbara Ehrenreich Gives God a Going Over in Her New Book
April 19, 2014
Learning language is not reducible to the memorization of expressions.
They are not reducible to language, although they are connected to its experience.
This is not to say that work is reducible to sign processes or to language.
It is a beast of superior integrity, is attached to its mother, and reducible to rule.Mythical Monsters</p>
The former part of Mr. Hills reasonings is reducible to this.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)</p>
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Word Origin and History for reducible
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