Ir`re*du"ci*ble(?), a. 1. Incapable of being reduced, or brought into a different state; incapable of restoration to its proper or normal condition; as, an irreducible hernia.
(Math.) Incapable of being reduced to a simpler form of expression; as, an
Irreducible case (Alg.), a particular case in the solution of a cubic equation, in which the formula commonly employed contains an imaginary quantity, and therefore fails in its application.
n. -- -- Ir`re*du"ci*bly,
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