obverse


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial.
Related to obverse: observer

obverse

1. (of certain plant leaves) narrower at the base than at the top
2. Logic a categorial proposition derived from another by replacing the original predicate by its negation and changing the proposition from affirmative to negative or vice versa, as no sum is correct from every sum is incorrect
References in periodicals archive ?
53; the question of the relationship between the texts on the obverse and reverse of the tablet; and the significance of the circulation of a source like KUB 4.
The obverse is the head of King George V while the reverse shows St George on horseback trampling on the shield of the Central Powers and a skull and crossbones.
Due to the complexity of the detail only 1/12th of the coin obverse was modelled Fig.
Each cardboard sample was tested 10 times on the obverse and 10 times on the reverse.
There are no ribbons attached and I don't have the history of the soldiers who owned them, but the first medal is dated 1854 and on the obverse side bears Queen Victoria's head with a clasp and the place Sebastopol on an oak leaf.
Another key concept is the legitimacy to lead (Waiters, 1999: 27), which can also be seen from the obverse face as leadership without authority (Heifetz, 1994).
The other will be the same as the obverse of coins minted by other member states of the EU.
The obverse (front) of the coin has been designed by Ingrid Austlid Rise, designer at Det Norske Myntverket AS (Mint of Norway).
The Standing Figure on the obverse is similar, but in some features distinct from the Standing Caliph type.
The forward-looking 2006 nickel obverse (heads side) was designed using the Peale painting of 1800, the year Jefferson was elected president.
In 2006 the nickel will revert to its previous appearance, with Jefferson's portrait on the head, or obverse, and Monticello on the reverse.
One of the three Native Americans used as models for the Indian image on its obverse was Two Moons, a Cheyenne chief who fought Custer at Little Big Horn.