Reduction vs Remittitur - What's the difference?

reduction | remittitur |


As nouns the difference between reduction and remittitur

is that reduction is reduction while remittitur is (legal) the reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.

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

    remittitur

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) The reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.
  • See also

    * additur ----