Conflation vs Reduction - What's the difference?

conflation | reduction |


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 is reduction.

conflation

English

Noun

  • (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.
  • reduction

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act, process, or result of reducing.
  • The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.
  • A 5% reduction in robberies
  • (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.
  • Antonyms

    * elevation * expansion * increase * promotion * (chemistry): oxidation

    Anagrams

    * introduce