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To clear a stoppage in a weapon.
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(language, mathematics)
A symbolic mathematics language with ALGOL-like syntax, written in Lisp by Anthony Hearn in 1963.

Reduce 2 is a version based on Portable Standard LISP.

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["REDUCE, Software for Algebraic Computation", G. Rayna, Springer 1987].
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Furthermore, the left reducible matrix S, obviously, must be selected of the upper triangular form.
Section 3 highlights some aspects of reducible QED.
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Therefore , it is reducible , it is expressible as a product of reciprocal polynomials of the first kind of even degree, but each such factor of f ( x ) yields a transformed equation which is a factor in k [y ] of F (y) .Therefore , F (y) is reducible .
The divisibility theory of commutative rings is a fundamental and persisting topic in mathematics that entails two main aspects: determining irreducibility and finding a factorization of the reducible elements in the ring.
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The intervening chapters seek to demystify consumption, arguing that consumer culture is not reducible to capitalist production; that "ethical consumption" discourse unfairly privileges nonlocal ethical concerns, like climate change or GMOs, over local ones, like household provisioning and shopping on a budget; and that as long as economics is dominated by ahistorical models that eschew qualitative research, it'll generate systems antithetical to human welfare.
The second school is type-physicalism, which asserts that all mental types are reducible to physical types.