What is reversible?

  • (noun): A garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on reversible:

Adiabatic - Ideal Gas (reversible Process)
... The mathematical equation for an ideal gas undergoing a reversible (i.e ... For reversible adiabatic processes, it is also true that where T is an absolute temperature ...
Reversible Diffusion
... In mathematics, a reversible diffusion is a specific example of a reversible stochastic process ... Reversible diffusions have an elegant characterization due to the Russian mathematician Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov ...
Membrane Fouling
... Fouling can be divided into reversible and irreversible fouling based on the attachment strength of particles to the membrane surface ... Reversible fouling can be removed by a strong shear force of backwashing ... with the solute during a continuous filtration process will result in reversible fouling being transformed into an irreversible fouling layer ...
Long-acting Reversible Contraceptive
... Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) are methods of birth control that provide effective contraception for an extended period of time without requiring user action ... They are the most effective reversible methods of contraception because they do not depend on patient compliance ... Long-acting reversible contraception is recommended for adolescents to help decrease the teen pregnancy rate ...
Self-healing Material - Polymer Breakdown - Reversible Bond Cleavage
... polymers yield to mechanical stress in an atypical, reversible manner ... Diels-Alder-based polymers undergo a reversible cycloaddition, where mechanical stress cleaves two sigma bonds in a retro Diels-Alder reaction ...

More definitions of "reversible":

  • (adj): Capable of being reversed.
    Example: "A reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated"
  • (adj): Capable of being reversed or used with either side out.
    Example: "A reversible jacket"
    Synonyms: two-sided
  • (adj): Capable of assuming or producing either of two states.
    Example: "A reversible chemical reaction"; "a reversible cell"
  • (adj): Capable of reversing or being reversed.
    Example: "Reversible hypertension"