reversibly


reversibly

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

  1. a garment, especially a coat, that can be worn with either side exposed.

adjective

  1. capable of being reverseda reversible decision
  2. capable of returning to an original condition
  3. chem physics capable of assuming or producing either of two possible states and changing from one to the othera reversible reaction
  4. thermodynamics (of a change, process, etc) occurring through a number of intermediate states that are all in thermodynamic equilibrium
  5. (of a fabric or garment) woven, printed, or finished so that either side may be used as the outer side

noun

  1. a reversible garment, esp a coat
adj.

1640s, from reverse (v.) + -ible. As a noun, of garments, from 1863. Related: Reversable (1580s).

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