auto-reverse

noun

: a feature of an audiocassette player by which the direction of play of the tape is automatically reversed at the end of one side in order to play the other side

Word History

Etymology

aut- + reverse entry 3

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of auto-reverse was in 1967

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“Auto-reverse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auto-reverse. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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