Reduction

Science / Chemistry / Reduction: Reduction is gain of one or more electrons by an atom, molecule, or ion. Reduction is accompanied by a decrease in oxidation number.

Source Reduction

Business / Real Estate / Source Reduction: The design, manufacture, purchase, or use of materials (such as packaging) that reduce the amount or toxicity of garbage. Source reduction can reduce waste disposal and handling costs because the expe MORE

Reduction In Force

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Reduction In Force: An involuntary separation of an employee or groups of employees due to economic pressures, lack of work, organizational changes or other reasons of business necessity that require a reduction in staff MORE

Phase Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / Phase Reduction: A processing of observed high and low waters to obtain quantities depending upon the phase of the Moon, such as the spring and neap ranges of tide. At a former time this process was known as second re MORE

Reduction-Option Loan (ROL)

Business / Finance / Reduction-Option Loan (ROL): A hybrid of a fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage. An ROL the borrower to match the current mortgage rate, which then becomes fixed for the rest of the term. This reduction is usually allowed if r MORE

Salary Reduction Plan

Business / Finance / Salary Reduction Plan: A plan allowing employees to contribute pre-tax income to a tax-deferred retirement plan. MORE

Acreage Reduction Program (ARP)

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Reduction Program (ARP): A no longer authorized annual cropland retirement program for wheat, feed grains, cotton, or rice in which farmers participating in the commodity programs (in order to be eligible for nonrecourse loan MORE

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