reverses, 3rd person singular present; reversed, past participle; reversing, present participle; reversed, past tense;
the truck reversed into the back of a bus
Cause (a vehicle) to move backward
I got in the car, reversed it and drove it up the driveway
Turn (something) the other way around or up or inside out
a reversed S-shape
Make (something) the opposite of what it was
the damage done to the ozone layer may be reversed
Exchange (the position or function) of two people or things
the experimenter and the subject reversed roles and the experiment was repeated
Revoke or annul (a judgment, sentence, or decree made by a lower court or authority)
the court reversed his conviction
(of an engine) Work in a contrary direction
the ship's engines reversed and cut out altogether
Make (type or a design) print as white in a block of solid color or a halftone
their press ads had a headline reversed out of the illustration
turned inside out and resewn; "the reversed collar looked as good as new"
converse: turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters"
(reversal) a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
(reversal) reverse: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
(reversal) turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
(reversal) a decision to reverse an earlier decision
(Reversal (film)) Reversal is a 2001 movie about a high school wrestler. The movie, starring Danny Mousetis, chronicles the struggle of Leo Leone as he strives for the Pennsylvania state title and his dad's affection. ...
(Reversal (options)) In finance an option strategy is the purchase and/or sale of one or various option positions and possibly an underlying position.
(Reversing (vehicle maneuver)) Reversing (also known as backing up) is the process of driving a vehicle in the reverse direction in order to maneuver. Rear view mirrors are standard equipment for this endeavor. ...
(The Reversal) The Reversal is the 22nd novel by American author Michael Connelly and features the third starring appearance of Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Michael "Mickey" Haller. ...
(reversal) A decision by an appeals court that rejects the decision of a lower court.
(Reversal) A change of direction in prices.
(Reversal) When an acquirer successfully represents a chargeback to the issuer, the chargeback is reversed and the funds are returned to the merchant.
(Reversal) A water feature similar to an eddy where the current reverses back on itself. Reversals are usually caused by rocks or other obstructions on the surface or beneath the water.
(Reversal) The changing of the normal polarity of a battery due to overdischarge.
(Reversal) this occurs at the end of a trend where price starts to charge direction in an upward or downward movement.
(reversal) the performance of the movements of a motif or sequence in reverse order (but not in a backwards direction).
(Reversal) A transaction from the Acquirer to the Issuer informing the card issuer that the previously initiated transaction cannot be processed as instructed (i.e. is undeliverable, unprocessed or cancelled by the receiver).
(Reversal) It is a reversal when the defensive wrestler comes from underneath and gains control of his opponent, either on the mat or in a read standing position, while in-bounds.
(Reversal) Type of film and film processing which generates a positive original print.
(Reversal) A place in the plot where a character achieves the opposite of his aim, resulting in a change from good fortune to bad fortune.
(Reversal) Film originally shot in a camera and processed as a positive image.
(Reversal) Is when a merchant removes sales commissions from an affiliate. This is usually due to returned goods, declined credit cards, or fraudulent activity. (see Also Chargeback)
(Reversal) a change in the direction of price movement to such an extent that the prevailing trend ends. (Compare to Correction, which is a healthy countertrend move resulting from profit-taking being met by sustained demand, followed by a resumption of the prevailing trend) back to top