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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This type of nanocarrier has excellent stability in the blood and rapidly responds to the reducing environment in tumours.
Noront is looking at employing sealed electric arc furnaces which will create an "enclosed reducing environment" that prevents the ore from oxidizing and producing chrome-6.
The average Eh in this studied site was -38.1 mV indicating a weakly reducing environment in intertidal sediments.
Simultaneous use of other insipid reducing agents such as ascorbic acid provides a reducing environment in blood and allows the dye to act more readily by competing directly with the chemical cause.
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.
These partially degraded particles are preserved in reducing environment of anoxic lacustrine setting.
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.