a person overly proud of being one of or sympathetic to the common people, and who denigrates or shuns those of superior ability, education, social standing, etc.
- Reverse swing
noun 1. (cricket) a type of swing in which a ball that has been scuffed on one side will move in the opposite direction to that of a new ball
- Reverse takeover
noun 1. (finance) the purchase of a larger company by a smaller company, esp of a public company by a private company
[tran-skrip-teys, -teyz] /trænˈskrɪp teɪs, -teɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a retrovirus enzyme that synthesizes DNA from viral RNA, the reverse of the usual DNA-to-RNA replication: used in genetic engineering to clone genes from RNA strands. reverse transcriptase /trænˈskrɪpteɪz/ noun 1. an enzyme present in retroviruses that copies RNA into DNA, thus reversing the usual flow of […]
- Reverse transcription
reverse transcription n. The process by which DNA is synthesized from an RNA template. reverse transcription The process by which DNA is synthesized from an RNA template by means of the enzyme reverse transcriptase.