ob·​vert | \ -və̄t -vəit \

Definition of obvert

1 : to turn so as to present a different surface to view : to change the appearance or seeming of
2 : to subject (a proposition in logic) to obversion

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History and Etymology for obvert

Latin obvertere to turn towards, from ob- to, toward + vertere to turn

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“Obvert.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obvert. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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