Production vs Reduction - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between production and reduction

is that production is the act of producing, making or creating something while reduction is reduction.

production

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of producing, making or creating something.
  • The widget making machine is being used for production now.
  • The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
  • * 1910 , , "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia :
  • I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
  • the act of being produced
  • The widgets are coming out of production now.
  • the total amount produced
  • They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
  • the presentation of a theatrical work
  • We went to a production of Hamlet.
  • an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
  • He made a simple meal into a huge production .
  • that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)
  • This is the final production model.
  • The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
  • Derived terms

    * production line

    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