reversing current

reversing current

[ri′vərs·iŋ ‚kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
Any current that changes direction, with a period of slack water at each reversal of direction.
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To be sure, reversing current ODA spending trends will not be easy.
Reversing current carbon dioxide levels in the earth's atmosphere may already be beyond the present generation, Tesla co-founder and CTO has warned.
Reversing current law such that if the judge does not rule on the bypass request within five days, the request is considered denied.
If there are peaceful resolutions to many of the region's conflicts, oil could fall, reversing current favoured positions.
In doing so, this study is suggestive of reversing current curricular policy that emphasizes the major allocation of student instructional time to non-content-oriented basal reading programs in place of meaningful content-area instruction.
Chidambaram later said, if the Naxalites accuse the elected governments of capitalism, land grabbing, exploiting and displacing the tribal people, and denying rights of forest-dwellers, what prevents them from winning power through elections and reversing current policies and putting in place policies that they think will benefit the people?
The other risk is that policymakers prematurely conclude they have done enough, taking the urgency out of proposing new stimulative measures or even leading to talk of halting or reversing current initiatives.
The electrical system includes a special feature that uses the electric motor as a speed limiter on steep grades, reversing current to recharge the batteries.
Wolfe, a research associate in the Division of Nutritional Sciences who has provided input to the 4-H Choose Health initiative, points to research-based behaviors that can make a real difference in reversing current trends.
I am clear that any national strategy will need to tackle this problem on many fronts, not least in reversing current misconceptions - only 1% of young people recently surveyed by charity Beat felt they could talk to their parents about eating disorders.
Sustainable active-living policies have the best chance of reversing current trends in pediatric obesity, and the 2006-2007 school year brings a new opportunity for pediatricians to advocate such policies.
He said the Conservatives stood firm on reversing current Government policy.