Definition of auto-reverse

: 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

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First Known Use of auto-reverse

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auto-reverse

aut- + reverse entry 3

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“Auto-reverse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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