an S -shaped curve, as on highways and railroad tracks, produced by the joining of two curves that turn in opposite directions.
adjective 1. opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character: an impression reverse to what was intended; in reverse sequence. 2. with the back or rear part toward the observer: the reverse side of a fabric. 3. pertaining to or producing movement in a mechanism opposite to that made under ordinary running conditions: a […]
- Reversed coarctation
reversed coarctation re·versed coarctation (rĭ-vûrst’) n. Aortic arch syndrome in which blood pressure in the arms is lower than that in the legs.
noun 1. clerical collar. clerical collar noun 1. a stiff, narrow, bandlike white collar fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain clerics. clerical collar noun 1. a stiff white collar with no opening at the front that buttons at the back of the neck; the distinctive mark of the clergy in certain […]
1. an alphabetical list of words spelled in reversed order, of use especially to linguists and cryptographers. 2. a thesauruslike dictionary alphabetizing meanings and concepts under which are listed the related words that are defined or explained. 3. a dictionary of alphabetized word elements, as prefixes, suffixes, and roots, with lists of the words derived […]