Production vs Reduction - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between production and reduction
is that production
is the act of producing, making or creating something while reduction
The act of producing, making or creating something.
The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
* 1910 , , "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia :
- The widget making machine is being used for production now.
the act of being produced
- 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 total amount produced
- The widgets are coming out of production now.
the presentation of a theatrical work
- They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
- We went to a production of Hamlet.
that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)
- He made a simple meal into a huge production .
The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
- This is the final production model.
* production line
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