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reducible

[ ri-doo-suh-buhl, -dyoo- ]
/ rɪˈdu sə bəl, -ˈdyu- /
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adjective
capable of being reduced.
Mathematics.
  1. of or relating to a polynomial that can be factored into the product of polynomials, each of lower degree.
  2. of or relating to a group that can be written as the direct product of two of its subgroups.
  3. of or relating to a set whose set of accumulation points is countable.
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Origin of reducible

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at reduce, -ible

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