reverse process

reverse process

[ri′vərs ‚prä·səs]
(graphic arts)
The conversion of a negative to a positive image by chemical means.
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And the reverse process will take place for Dutch students here in Scotland.
The reverse process, connecting to and controlling a remote computer with ISL Light, is possible mainly from all smartphones regardless of manufacturer.
Also, before the elections, a reverse process from what is going now had taken place--SDSM ended its cooperation with some of the parties from the right-wing bloc (VMRO-NP and Dostoinstvo) that former leader Branko Crvenkovski had struck in a bid to create a broad opposition front irrespective of the ideological differences.
Perhaps the best tribute that could be paid to him would be to say that he was an aristocrat who gave up his peerage in favour of his principles rather than the reverse process favoured by some current politicians.
Clinical observation of the perfusion index during anaesthesia induction shows the reverse process (unpublished observations), where a marked increase in the perfusion index is closely related to the onset of anaesthesia.
In the reverse process, a series of pumps empty the drydock again so work on the ship can continue.
And the reverse process allows fantasy footballers to step into incumbent shot-stopper Carl Ikeme's boots, facing piledrivers, dinks and carefully-placed efforts from a virtual Bull, Kenny Hibbitt, Johnny Hancocks, Dennis Westcott and John Richards.
The ECB is set to become the world's first major central bank to start the reverse process of quantitative easing by initiating a roll back of the expansion of the bank's balance sheet.
The review of the current literature found the following elements to be pervasive management of all aspects of the returns process, the need for leadership, the need to focus on the customer, and recognition that the reverse process is not the same as the forward process.
Lexicalization is the reverse process, though in some contexts the word has a different meaning entirely.