reverse engineering

noun

Definition of reverse engineering

:the activity of studying the parts of something to see how it was made and how it works so something like it can be made

Word by Word Definitions

reverse play
  1. : opposite or contrary to a previous or normal condition

  2. : having the back presented to the observer or opponent

  3. : made with one's back to the basketball net

  1. : to turn completely about in position or direction

  2. : to turn upside down : invert

  3. : to cause to take an opposite point of view

  1. : something directly contrary to something else : opposite

  2. : an act or instance of reversing

  3. : the back part of something

engineering play
  1. : the activities or function of an engineer

  2. : the application of science and mathematics by which the properties of matter and the sources of energy in nature are made useful to people

  3. : the design and manufacture of complex products


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