Reversal Reversed

Reverse

Meanings and phrases

reverse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. directed or moving toward the rear; rearward
  2. reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect; inverse
  3. of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle

reverse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a relation of direct opposition; contrary; opposite
  2. the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed; reverse gear
  3. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating; reversal; setback; blow; black eye
  4. the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design; verso
  5. (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
  6. turning in the opposite direction; reversion; reversal; turnabout; turnaround

reverse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. change to the contrary; change by reversal; turn
  2. turn inside out or upside down; turn back; invert
  3. rule against; overrule; overturn; override; overthrow
  4. reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; invert
  5. cancel officially; revoke; annul; lift; countermand; repeal; overturn; rescind; vacate

double reverse

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (American football) a running play in which a first reverse is followed by a second reverse

non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs; NNRTI
n.
  1. an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs; NRTI

piked reverse hang

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reverse hang performed on the rings

reverse Polish notation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical expressions in which each operator follows its operands; postfix notation; suffix notation

reverse fault

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a geological fault in which the upper side appears to have been pushed upward by compression; thrust fault; overthrust fault

reverse gear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed; reverse
E.g.
  • Unlike others her career progressed in reverse gear.
  • The Zapatilla was minimal indeed, with no doors or windows or reverse gear.
  • The transmission had only two gears (first for , 2nd for ), but did not have a reverse gear.

reverse hang

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hang with the arms extended in back

reverse lightning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward; jet; blue jet

reverse osmosis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (chemistry) a method of producing pure water; a solvent passes through a semipermeable membrane in a direction opposite to that for natural osmosis when it is subjected to a hydrostatic pressure greater than the osmotic pressure
E.g.
  • The snow is made by reverse osmosis of water.
  • Lockheed claims the filter reduces energy costs of reverse osmosis desalination by 99%.
  • Crystal Clear proved to be successful utilizing reverse osmosis for water purification.

reverse split

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; reverse stock split; split down

reverse stock split

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; reverse split; split down

reverse transcriptase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a polymerase that catalyzes the formation of DNA using RNA as a template; found especially in retroviruses
E.g.
  • For example, HIV reverse transcriptase is an enzyme for AIDS virus replication.
  • This family is related to single-subunit reverse transcriptase and DNA polymerase.
  • Nevirapine falls in the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) class of antiretrovirals.
n.
  1. an antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV

reverse side

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The sepals and petals are long, wide and green on the reverse side.
  • The reverse side is plain.
  • The sepals and petals are long, wide and mauve or reddish on the reverse side.

reverse direction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Note that the function for link "b" is plotted in the reverse direction.
  • A loop was provided east of Green Road for the cars to reverse direction.
  • This enables a snow clearance train to reverse direction quickly if it gets stuck.

reverse order

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The final two episodes were played in reverse order.
  • The same top two medalist as in 2016, but in reverse order.
  • Lowering the weight: Performing the above steps in reverse order.

reverse engineering

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The SCPA permits competitive emulation of a chip by means of reverse engineering.
  • Most world chip topography protection laws provide for a reverse engineering privilege.
  • He called the duplication a type of "reverse engineering to obtain non-protectable information".

reverse chronological

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The following are the honours he received, in reverse chronological order:
  • Past presidents of the ARP, in reverse chronological order, are as follows:
  • A total of nineteen Treo models were released, listed below in reverse chronological order.
E.g.
  • The following are the honours he received, in reverse chronological order:
  • Past presidents of the ARP, in reverse chronological order, are as follows:
  • A total of nineteen Treo models were released, listed below in reverse chronological order.

reverse direction serving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It operates as train number 19053 from to and as train number 19054 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
  • It operates as train number 19057 from to and as train number 19058 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
  • It operates as train number 19051 from to and as train number 19052 in the reverse direction serving the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
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