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reduction

in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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The reductive theme continues in the interior where the number of switches is kept to an absolute minimum, creating an elegant, clutter-free inner sanctum, the centrepiece of which is the new Touch Pro Duo infotainment system.
Here we are interested in certain local global principles related with the splitting property of a given reductive group defined over an infinite algebraic extension of a global field.
Central to the reductive narrative of May 1968 is its focus on the most radical of university students, thus ignoring the larger numbers and ultimately greater influence of reformist students and professors within the university system and on Paris, thereby missing how the events of May played out in the provinces and what circumstances triggered actions there.
Winemakers can remove reductive, smelly volatile sulphur compounds by treating the faulty wine with a very small dose of copper.
So Lewis has not succeeded in giving a reductive analysis of modality.
This generalization appears to be universal for all autotrophs, including those that use the reductive TCA cycle (Fuchs, 1989), those that employ the oxidative TCA cycle (Nelson and Cox, 2000), and those with the "horseshoe," or incomplete, TCA cycle (Ljungdahl, 1986; Ragsdale, 1991).
Howard Robinson takes up Parfit's challenge, giving an account of personal identity in terms of the self as a 'simple and immaterial entity', a 'Cartesian ego', which avoids 'Parfit's radically reductive theories of .
Mario Beauregard is one of the few scholars in neurology who is not a reductive materialist, meaning that he does not reduce all experiences to their underlying material construction and constituents.
Far from adopting a more rounded worldview, Mamet's essay suggests that he has swapped one reductive, one-dimensional view for another equally reductive, one-dimensional worldview.
Chronic overproduction of the compound changed the chemical environment in the cell from oxidative to the opposite, a reductive state.
But there is another side to the coin - reductive stress, which some experts believe can be triggered by antioxidants.
The methods comprise creating a mutated enzyme that catalyzes the reductive amination or transamination of the target 2-ketoacid or ketone or the reduction of the ketone and providing the mutated enzyme in a reaction mixture comprising the target 2-ketoacid or ketone under conditions sufficient to permit the formation of the desired amino acid, amine or alcohol to thereby produce the amino acid, amine or alcohol.