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reverse

a. the mechanism or gears by which machinery, a vehicle, etc., can be made to reverse its direction
b. (as modifier): reverse gear

reverse

A template that has the reverse profile of a molding it is intended to match.
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A curious arrangement, and one without an exception on the lunar disc, is that the interior surface of these circles is the reverse of the exterior, and contrary to the form taken by terrestrial craters.
His reasons, however, for choosing Zarathustra of all others to be his mouthpiece, he gives us in the following words:-- "People have never asked me, as they should have done, what the name Zarathustra precisely means in my mouth, in the mouth of the first Immoralist; for what distinguishes that philosopher from all others in the past is the very fact that he was exactly the reverse of an immoralist.
It might get noised about that the Pontelliers had met with reverses, and were forced to conduct their menage on a humbler scale than heretofore.
If homeowners are married and have noninstitutionalized spouses, a reverse mortgage can make a major difference.
According to the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, in 2005, the volume of reverse mortgages increased by 112 percent from the previous year--and the demand is continuing to grow.
The most significant difference between the ABA proposals and the procedure is the time period in which the reverse exchange must be completed.
In a reverse exchange, the replacement property is acquired before the relinquished property is sold.
If an acquisition is treated as a reverse acquisition, the second corporation's group continues in existence, with the first corporation as the parent.
The regulations answer many questions about the form and structure of Starker exchanges but continue to be silent on reverse exchanges.