the unfair treatment of members of majority groups resulting from preferential policies, as in college admissions or employment, intended to remedy earlier discrimination against minorities.
noun 1. any dive in which the diver leaves the board facing the water, then rotates in the air to enter the water facing the board.
- Reversed peristalsis
reversed peristalsis n. A wave of intestinal contraction in a direction the reverse of normal, by which the contents of the tube are forced backward. Also called antiperistalsis.
- Reverse eck fistula
reverse Eck fistula n. Side-to-side anastomosis of the portal vein with the inferior vena cava, and ligation of the vena cava above the anastomosis but below the hepatic veins, thus directing the blood from the lower body through the hepatic circulation.
[ri-vurs-en-juh-neer] /rɪˈvɜrs ɛn dʒəˈnɪər/ verb (used with object) 1. to study or analyze (a device, as a microchip for computers) in order to learn details of design, construction, and operation, perhaps to produce a copy or an improved version. verb to analyze a product to try to figure out its components, construction, and inner workings, […]