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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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Hypothesis 1: Scarcity will have a stronger positive effect on consumers' product evaluation when decision reversibility is high, compared to when it is low.
Thus Daly defends a reversibility between language and thought to secure a larger, anti-dualist reversibility between the Visible and Invisible.
37 percent and only half of spirogram fulfil criteria of reversibility.
This paper introduces an important and underappreciated phenomenon associated with epistemic expressions--a phenomenon that this paper calls reversibility.
Out of these 277 patients, 52% had significant airways reversibility as evidenced by greater than 12% increase in their FEV1 pre and post bronchodilator.
Where carnivalesque rituals assert a reversibility of power along a vertical axis of high and low, in the modern era the delegitimation of power from below takes the form of the hyperbolization of the grotesque, carnivalesque body into a monstrous body.
The purpose of the agreement is to ensure the reversibility of the transaction and the preservation of the assets until a final decision is rendered by CADE, through the measures aiming to preserve market conditions during an assessment of the competitive effects of the transaction.
They defined subgroups according to the presence of emphysema and chronic bronchitis, bronchodilator reversibility, and cardiovascular disease.
Made of durable polypropylene, they are in a braided construction for reversibility.
Strict application of the polluter pays' principle, the reversibility of options for the management (storage) of radioactive waste and guarantees on the availability of sufficient financial resources for waste management and decommissioning operations are the key points of the position adopted, on 26 May, by members of the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) concerning the draft directive on the management of radioactive waste.
The authors said this is the first study showing reversibility of adverse metabolic effects of maternal obesity on offspring by a pre-pregnancy intervention.