reducible

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reducible (comparative more reducible, superlative most reducible)

  1. Capable of being reduced.
  2. (mathematics, of a polynomial) Able to be factored into polynomials of lower degree, as x^2-1.
  3. (mathematics, of an integer) Able to be factored into smaller integers; composite.
  4. (topology, of a manifold) Containing a sphere of codimension 1 that is not the boundary of a ball.

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