- the side of a coin, medal, etc., that does not bear the principal design (opposed to obverse).
- the side of an ancient coin that was struck by the upper die.
- the condition of being reversed: to throw an engine into reverse.
- a reversing mechanism.
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Amid a reckoning of racism has come a financial one, aimed at reversing decades of underinvestment in communities of color.Morgan State University, Northern Virginia Community College receive grants for job training programs|Lauren Lumpkin|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Effects of Earth’s magnetic field — Science News, November 21, 1970Earth’s magnetic field has frequently reversed at intervals of 1 million to 100 million years.50 years ago, scientists named Earth’s magnetic field as a suspect in extinctions|Jonathan Lambert|November 19, 2020|Science News
No one would even blink at that age difference if the genders were reversed.Carolyn Hax: The 10-year plan is his brainchild. Her 5-year plan is a child child.|Carolyn Hax|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
It reverses completely the way the designers perform the function thanks to the artificial intelligence.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
One could actually consider it a reverse subscription, since people receive rewards for their patronage.How to succeed in the subscriptions business|rhhackettfortune|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Although there have been versions recorded where the roles are reversed.Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.|Michael Tomasky|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Facing a political backlash, they reversed course in 2011 and announced that the military commission process would be restarted.Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start|Tim Mak|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The series also reversed a long trend that saw the character paralyzed by the Joker and confined to a wheelchair for a decade.Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’|Rich Goldstein|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fortunes reversed and what was far-fetched yesterday was suddenly closer to fact.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project|Jacob Siegel|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2013, however, Paul released another budget proposal that reversed course.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: October 26|PunditFact.com|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now if we double the last 16, it gives us the date of the second Folio in 32 and 32 reversed gives us the date of the first Folio.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Pete, after spewing the last hateful molecule away, reversed his tiny fibre engines, and began to draw in.Old Friends Are the Best|Jack Sharkey
After the ice passed away the movements were reversed, the northern region rising and the southern sinking down.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Blood must always tell in England—although in America—if Mrs. Hofer is a type—well, this is the land of reversed theories.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Death was what the Marquise expected, since she knew that death would she herself have pronounced had the positions been reversed.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for reverse
- the mechanism or gears by which machinery, a vehicle, etc, can be made to reverse its direction
- (as modifier)reverse gear
- printed matter in which normally black or coloured areas, esp lettering, appear white, and vice versa
- (as modifier)reverse plates