a reaction that, depending on ambient conditions, can proceed in either of two directions: the production of the reaction products from the reactants, or the production of the original reactants from the formed reaction products.
Compare equilibrium (def 4).
adjective 1. capable of reversing or of being reversed. 2. capable of reestablishing the original condition after a change by the reverse of the change. 3. (of a fabric) woven or printed so that either side may be exposed. 4. that can be worn with either side out: a reversible jacket. noun 5. a garment, […]
- Reversing falls
noun 1. (sometimes not capitals) a series of rapids in the Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada, the flow of which regularly reverses itself owing to the force an incoming tide
- Reversing light
noun 1. a light on the rear of a motor vehicle to warn others that the vehicle is being reversed
noun, Optics. 1. Dove prism. noun, Optics. 1. a prism that inverts a beam of light, often used in a telescope to produce an erect image.