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irreversible

1. Chem Physics capable of changing or producing a change in one direction only
2. Thermodynamics (of a change, process, etc.) occurring through a number of intermediate states that are not all in thermodynamic equilibrium
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Locus designs and creates novel CRISPR RNAs (guide RNAs) that direct the powerful Cas3 nuclease to target and kill bacteria cells by irreversibly destroying DNA.
On the premise that the steps pledged by the Japanese government are earnestly carried out, the Korean government confirms that the matter (of comfort women) is finally and irreversibly resolved," Yun told the news conference.
Heart: because of the ties that bind us together and would be irreversibly broken by separation.
Instead of analyzing himself to find the answer of why he lost the last six elections and why he had irreversibly lost the people's support, he said the people who did not vote for him had psychological issues, Gruevski said.
Every aspect of human life will be irreversibly transformed," says Kurzweil.
THE Government risks "unravelling" the NHS irreversibly if it fails to re-think key elements of its plans to reform the health service, a doctors' leader has warned.
For the study, the researchers drilled down on this cycle, defining the point at which activated stem cells become irreversibly committed to becoming the specialized cells needed to grow hair.
Together with a dozen other bills currently being rushed through parliament in what some have dubbed "the Cuban package," the government declares that the enabling law is intended to hasten the transformation of Venezuela into an irreversibly socialist society.
Otherwise the journalists' community is going to be split irreversibly.
Summary: Morocco's permanent representative to the UN Office in Geneva ambassador Omar Hilale reaffirmed, on Monday, that the Kingdom is irreversibly committed to consolidating the rule of law, promoting democracy and boosting public liberties.
Summary: Geneva - Morocco's permanent representative to the UN Office in Geneva ambassador Omar Hilale reaffirmed, on Monday, that the Kingdom is irreversibly committed to consolidating the rule of law, promoting democracy and boosting public liberties.
Dairy farmers shared Compassion in World Farming's concerns that intensive dairy farms could irreversibly damage Britain's traditional systems, added Stuart Northolt, director of CIWF.

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