an expression of the number of times by which an original document has been reduced in a microcopy.
noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. (in a galvanic cell) the potential of the electrode at which reduction occurs.
noun 1. a town in central California.
noun, British Dialect. 1. the bearded tit. noun 1. a titlike Eurasian songbird, Panurus biarmicus, common in reed beds: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc). It has a tawny back and tail and, in the male, a grey-and-black head Also called bearded tit
noun 1. cattail. noun 1. Also called (popularly) bulrush, false bulrush, cat’s-tail. a tall reedlike marsh plant, Typha latifolia, with straplike leaves and flowers in long brown sausage-shaped spikes: family Typhaceae See also bulrush (sense 2) 2. a related and similar plant, Typha angustifolia