Declinational Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / Declinational Reduction: A processing of observed high and low waters or flood and ebb tidal currents to obtain quantities depending upon changes in the declination of the Moon; such as tropic ranges or speeds, height or speed inequalities, and tropic intervals.

Reductional Division

Science / Biology / Reductional Division: The first division in meiosis; results in each daughter cell receiving one member of each pair of chromosomes. 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

Reduction Of Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Reduction Of Tides: A processing of observed tide or tidal current data to obtain mean values for tidal or tidal current constants. 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

Risk Reduction

Health / Disease / Risk Reduction: Actions that can decrease the likelihood that individuals, groups, or communities will experience disease or other health conditions. 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

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