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reductor

[ri-duhk-ter] /rɪˈdʌk tər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a tube with a stopcock at one end, usually filled with a metal, for reducing a constituent in a solution.
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  • The reductor is operated at a lower temperature than the combustor.
  • The sludge in the reductor unit as well as that in the aeration basin became dark gray in color.

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