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reversible

1. Chem Physics capable of assuming or producing either of two possible states and changing from one to the other
2. Thermodynamics (of a change, process, etc.) occurring through a number of intermediate states that are all in thermodynamic equilibrium
3. (of a fabric or garment) woven, printed, or finished so that either side may be used as the outer side
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7,8] Reversibility of hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis has been reported in other liver diseases, such as autoimmune hepatitis,[9] Wilson disease,[10] and bile duct disease.
The lawlike reversibility and factlike irreversibility between efficient and final cause, retarded and advanced actions, is rendered by Aristotle's and Bayes' twin-faced information concept, knowledge versus organization, decoding versus coding.
The reversibility and longevity of an implant depends on its design.
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The first chapter reviews the laws of thermodynamics, state and path functions, and reversibility.
A sure-seal door design features self-closing doors, a magnetic closure to eliminate broken door latches, field reversibility, and a key lock.
A sampling of conference topics: multi-camera calibration based on iterative factorization of measurement matrix, hybrid buffering scheme for P2P based VoD system, information hiding in dual images with reversibility, a context-aware framework for flowable services, optimal solution for grid resource allocation using particle swarm optimization, and data hiding in images by hybrid LSB substitution.
Because reversibility is an attractive feature of any contraception method, O'Rand's group investigated whether fertility returned after they stopped giving the monkeys booster shots.
But even if we agree with Lefebvre that the form of the law exemplifies terror (in both its ecstatic embrace and its angry transgression), can we, too, posit the reversibility of the proposition?
According to the company, NeoCryl BT-103 offers excellent economics in end-use, has a very high heat resistance, excellent reversibility and gives fast film formation.