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(Science: chemistry) Reducing furnace, a furnace for reducing ores. Reducing pipe fitting, a pipe fitting, as a coupling, an elbow, a tee, etc, for connecting a large pipe with a smaller one. Reducing valve, a device for automatically maintaining a diminished pressure of steam, air, gas, etc, in a pipe, or other receiver, which is fed from a boiler or pipe in which the pressure is higher than is desired in the receiver. Any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent.


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Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

It seems to be covered with wax or something alike, which will slow the decay, but I don't see really a reason, why should that be an advantage in reducing carbon footprint.

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by JackBean
Tue May 13, 2014 5:10 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
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Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

I have an Acuba (Aucuba japonica Thunb.) bush http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aucuba_japonica_01.jpg and last year I trimmed it and put the cuttings in my compose pile. The cuttings from the Acuba still look the same as the day I cut them, which got me wondering that maybe evergreens, because of t...

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by Gannet
Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:56 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
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licorice root a stress reliever?

... over imagined or exaggerated negative appraisals. It also effects my heart rate and libido, but that's off-topic. I don't know where the stress-reducing idea came from. Licorice root increases cortisol levels by inhibiting 11β–hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, which converts cortisol to cortisone. ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:09 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: licorice root a stress reliever?
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by zak
Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:10 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
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by zak
Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:35 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Work Question
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