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OTHER WORDS FROM irreversibleir·re·vers·i·bil·i·ty, ir·re·vers·i·ble·ness, nounir·re·vers·i·bly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for irreversible
As the researchers point out, if your circulation stops abruptly, you’ll be unconscious within 30 seconds and suffer irreversible damage within two to ten minutes.How Does Your Brain Respond When You Hold Your Breath?|Alex Hutchinson|November 25, 2020|Outside Online
Nobody at that time could have predicted the misery and irreversible loss of life that would consume Ireland’s political future.The Banned Irish Revolution Film Starring a Real Soldier|Fiona Zublin|November 16, 2020|Ozy
After further fits and starts, in the late 2010s women finally seem to be making irreversible advancements.Mixed 2020 election results show that women still face a sexist political culture|Stacie Taranto, Leandra Zarnow|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
That’s the threshold beyond which scientists say the planet will suffer irreversible, catastrophic damage.The U.S. will leave the Paris climate accord on Nov. 4. But voters will decide for how long.|Steven Mufson, Brady Dennis|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Catastrophic climate change occurs once human damage starts setting off tipping points that make the changes irreversible.
The apparent irreversibility is thus only an effect of the law of great numbers.
Because of the universal irreversibility, all would seem to him to come out of a sort of chaos in unstable equilibrium.
This irreversibility is due to the work required to evolve bubbles of gas at the surface of bright platinum plates.