[ ri-doost, -dyoost ]
/ rɪˈdust, -ˈdyust /


that is or has been reduced.
Mathematics. noting a polynomial equation in which the second highest power is missing: The cubic equation x3 − 4x + 4 = 0 is reduced.

Origin of reduced

First recorded in 1620–30; reduce + -ed2
Related formsnon·re·duced, adjectivequa·si-re·duced, adjectiveun·re·duced, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unreduced

  • The unreduced indigo will attach itself to the stuff and be wasted.

    Vegetable Dyes|Ethel M. Mairet
  • But clover will not succeed well on unreduced peaty soils, since it is not able in these to gather food supplies.

  • He died in 1762, leaving behind him thirteen folio volumes of valuable but unreduced observations.

    History of Astronomy|George Forbes