irreducible[ir′i do̵̅o̅s′ə bəl, -dyo̵̅o̅s′-]
irreducible definition by Webster's New World
that cannot be reduced
irreducible definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Impossible to reduce to a desired, simpler, or smaller form or amount: irreducible burdens.
- irˌre·ducˌi·bilˈi·ty, irˌre·ducˈi·ble·ness noun
- irˌre·ducˈi·bly adverb
irreducible - Medical Definition
- Impossible to reduce to a desired, simpler, or smaller form or amount.
- Incapable of being made chemically simpler, or of being replaced, hydrogenated, or reduced in positive charge.
- irreducibility noun
- irreducibly adverb