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  1. reversible processnoun

    any process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed

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  1. Reversible process

    In thermodynamics, a reversible process, or reversible cycle if the process is cyclic, is a process that can be "reversed" by means of infinitesimal changes in some property of the system without entropy production. Due to these infinitesimal changes, the system is in thermodynamic equilibrium throughout the entire process. Since it would take an infinite amount of time for the reversible process to finish, perfectly reversible processes are impossible. However, if the system undergoing the changes responds much faster than the applied change, the deviation from reversibility may be negligible. In a reversible cycle, the system and its surroundings will be exactly the same after each cycle. An alternative definition of a reversible process is a process that, after it has taken place, can be reversed and causes no change in either the system or its surroundings. In thermodynamic terms, a process "taking place" would refer to its transition from its initial state to its final state.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reversible process in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reversible process in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • ರಿವರ್ಸಿಬಲ್ ಪ್ರಕ್ರಿಯೆKannada

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