reducing atmosphere

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reducing atmosphere

[ri′düs·iŋ ′at·mə‚sfir]
(chemistry)
An atmosphere of hydrogen (or other substance that readily provides electrons) surrounding a chemical reaction or physical device; the effect is the opposite to that of an oxidizing atmosphere.
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Our collaboration with CleanMax Solar is aimed at reducing environment impact while simultaneously adhering to the highest quality and safety standards in the execution of our projects," said managing director of United Breweries Limited, Shekhar Ramamurthy.
It's worthy of mention that Kazakhstan Taxi Organization is obliged to improve and modernize taxis every three years to follow the rules and regulations of the country's environment organization, aiming at reducing environment pollutants.
Uranium deposits in Pakistan formed in reducing environment [5] or in other words we can say that these deposits formed in absence of oxygen.
The public works department is recycling the old asphalt by heating it up to 200A Celsius using propane gas, reducing environment pollution.
Addressing seminar of directors and beneficiaries of gas supply on Saturday, Hossein Aqayan said that replacement of natural gas with liquid fuel in power plants and industries and transfer of surplus products to southern entrances for export of 41 million liters of kiln oil and 15 million liters of gasoil a day, export of oil products to neighbouring states and reducing environment pollution are among the programs of his company, IRNA reported.
A lump of biological indicators as algae, framboids, disseminated pyrites, rhizolithes, rhizocretions, calcimicrobes, and filamentous bodies argue for deposition in reducing environment and extensive anoxia lead to biodegradation of organic matter.
If the clay contains iron oxides, which many African clays do, then a reducing environment changes the colour from red to black, as in the inkwell here.
albicans and anaerobic, Gram-positive commensals of the human normal flora in a reducing environment (Nature 2011).
As the lake substrate changed from a reducing environment to an oxygenated environment, total dissolved solids and specific conductance increased as these materials were released into the water column.
If these mineral are present in suspension, elevated Fe concentrations indicate a reducing environment in Grand Pre groundwater, and lower Fe concentrations indicate an oxidizing environment.
A reducing environment lustre can be analysed in two subgroups which are reduced pigment (clay paste) lustre and reduced inglaze lustre.