nonreducing

adjective
non·​re·​duc·​ing | \ ˌnän-ri-ˈdü-siŋ How to pronounce nonreducing (audio) \

Definition of nonreducing

: not reducing something specifically : not readily reducing a mild oxidizing agent (such as Fehling's solution) nonreducing sugars in cocoa beans

First Known Use of nonreducing

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonreducing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonreducing. Accessed 10 Apr. 2020.

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nonreducing

adjective
non·​re·​duc·​ing | \ -ri-ˈd(y)üs-iŋ How to pronounce nonreducing (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonreducing

: not reducing especially : not readily reducing a mild oxidizing agent (as Fehling solution) sucrose is a nonreducing sugar — compare reducing sugar

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