What does reversible mean?

Definitions for reversible
rɪˈvɜr sə bəlre·versible

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reversible(adj)

    a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)

  2. reversible(adj)

    capable of reversing or being reversed

    "reversible hypertension"

  3. reversible, two-sided(adj)

    capable of being reversed or used with either side out

    "a reversible jacket"

  4. reversible(adj)

    capable of being reversed

    "a reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated"

  5. reversible(adj)

    capable of assuming or producing either of two states

    "a reversible chemical reaction"; "a reversible cell"


  1. reversible(Adjective)

    able to be reversed

  2. reversible(Adjective)

    able to be worn inside out

  3. reversible(Adjective)

    (of a chemical reaction) capable of proceeding in either direction

  4. reversible(Adjective)

    (of a phase change) capable of returning to the original state

  5. reversible(Adjective)

    capable of returning to the original state without consumption of free energy and increase of entropy

  6. Origin: Probably from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reversible(adj)

    capable of being reversed; as, a chair or seat having a reversible back; a reversible judgment or sentence

  2. Reversible(adj)

    hence, having a pattern or finished surface on both sides, so that either may be used; -- said of fabrics

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. rversible revertible, reversionary.]

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How to say reversible in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reversible in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reversible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reversible in a Sentence

  1. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    I don't think the British decision to leave the EU is reversible.

  2. Ephraim Asculai:

    Everything they do to scale down -- let's say the rate of enrichment -- it's reversible, within a very, very short time.

  3. Dr Czaja:

    The brain changes resulting from these unbalanced diets seem to be long term, and it is still not known if they are reversible by balanced diets.

  4. Hassan Rouhani:

    All these measures are reversible if other parties fulfill their commitments ... We should be able to sell our oil and to transfer its money into the country.

  5. Michael Landesmann:

    The periphery and lower income regions are not linked to cross-border production networks. That is not easily reversible and it's not just an exchange rate issue.

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