Conflation vs Reduction - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between conflation and reduction
is that conflation
is (countable) a blowing or fusing together, as of many instruments in a concert, or of many fires in a foundry while reduction
(countable) A blowing or fusing together, as of many instruments in a concert, or of many fires in a foundry.
(countable) A blend or fusion, especially a composite reading or text formed by combining the material of two or more texts into a single text.
The act, process, or result of reducing.
The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.
(chemistry) A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.
(cooking) The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.
(mathematics) The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.
(computability theory) a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.
(music) An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.
(philosophy, phenomenology) A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)
(medicine) A medical procedure to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
- A 5% reduction in robberies
* (chemistry): oxidation