Origin of reduxClassical Latin from reducere: see reduce
The 1980's neon hair redux, a la Cindy Lauper, has become fashionable again.
An example of redux is the return of bell bottoms from the 1960's.
Origin of reduxLatin re- re- dux leader ; see duke .
Redux is always used attributively and after the noun rather than before it.
- From Latin reducere (“to bring back").
- The word may have entered popular usage in the United States with the 1971 publication of the novel Rabbit Redux by John Updike, although it had previously been used in medicine, literary titles, and product names.
redux - Computer Definition
Refers to being brought back, revived or restored. From the Latin "reducere."
- The wildly popular prescription diet pills Redux, Pondimin, and Fen-Phen illustrate the dangers of using drugs -- even prescribed drugs -- to control weight.
- It has a solid, balanced structure with dexterous tannins, bright acidity, a smooth texture, and a lengthy finish with a defined redux of flavors.
- In truth the Renaissance was ruled by no Astraea redux, but rather by a severe spirit which brought no peace but a sword, reminding men of sternest duties, testing what of moral force and tenacity was in them, compelling them to strike for the old order or the new, suffering no lukewarm halting between two opinions.