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reversible

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adjective re·vers·ible \ri-ˈvər-sə-bəl\

Definition of reversible

  1. :  capable of being reversed or of reversing: as a :  capable of going through a series of actions (as changes) either backward or forward <a reversible chemical reaction> b :  having two finished usable sides <reversible fabric> c :  wearable with either side out <a reversible coat>

reversibility

play \-ˌvər-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

reversibly

play \-ˈvər-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of reversible in a sentence

  1. Fortunately, the damage is reversible.

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First Known Use of reversible

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reversible

noun re·vers·ible

Definition of reversible

  1. :  a reversible cloth or article of clothing

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First Known Use of reversible

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REVERSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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reversible

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adjective re·vers·ible \ri-ˈvər-sə-bəl\

Definition of reversible for English Language Learners

  • : able to be changed back to an earlier or original state

  • : able to be stopped and not causing permanent damage or changes

  • : having two sides that can be used


Medical Dictionary

reversible

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adjective re·vers·ible \ri-ˈvər-sə-bəl\

Medical Definition of reversible

  1. 1:  capable of going through a series of actions (as changes) either backward or forward <the chemical reaction was not reversible>

  2. 2:  capable of being corrected or undone :  not permanent or irrevocable <reversible hypertension> <a reversible vasectomy>

reversibility

\-ˌvər-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural

reversibilities

reversibly

\-ˈvər-sə-blē\play adverb

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