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Meaning of REVERSIBLE

Pronunciation:  ri'vursubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  2. [adj]  (chemistry; physics) capable of assuming or producing either of two states; "a reversible chemical reaction"; "a reversible cell"
  3. [adj]  capable of reversing or being reversed; "reversible hypertension"
  4. [adj]  capable of being reversed or used with either side out; "a reversible jacket"
  5. [adj]  capable of being reversed; "a reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated"
 

REVERSIBLE is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: changeable, changeful, correctable, double-faced, rechargeable, revocable, revokable, two-sided
 
 Antonyms: irreversible, nonreversible, one-sided
 
 See Also: garment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*vers"i*ble\, a. [Cf. F. r['e]versible revertible,
reversionary.]
1. Capable of being reversed; as, a chair or seat having a
   reversible back; a reversible judgment or sentence.

2. Hence, having a pattern or finished surface on both sides,
   so that either may be used; -- said of fabrics.

{Reversible lock}, a lock that may be applied to a door
   opening in either direction, or hinged to either jamb.

{Reversible process}. See under {Process}.

 

 

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