reductant

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reductant re·duc·tant (rĭ-dŭk'tənt)
n.
A reducing agent.

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reductant

noun
a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver [syn: reducing agent
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