reversible has definitions from the fields of clothing,chemistry,physics
1
[ adjective ] capable of reversing or being reversed

Examples

"reversible hypertension"

Used in print

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

It has further been shown that : ( 1 ) an experimental neurosis in its initial stages is associated with a reversible shift in the central autonomic balance ; ( 2 ) drugs altering the hypothalamic balance alter conditioned_reactions ; ( 3 ) in a state of depression , the positive conditioned_stimulus may fail to elicit a conditioned_reaction but cause an increased synchrony instead of the excitatory desynchronizing ( alerting ) effect on the EEG .

He showed convincingly that anxiety is a learned ( conditioned_)_reaction and is the basis of experimental and clinical neuroses and assumed , therefore , that the neuronal changes which underlie the neuroses are functional and reversible .

2
[ adjective ] (chemistry; physics) capable of assuming or producing either of two states

Examples

"a reversible chemical reaction" "a reversible cell"

Related terms

chemistry changeable

3
[ adjective ] capable of being reversed or used with either side out

Synonyms

two-sided

Examples

"a reversible jacket"

Related terms

nonreversible double-faced

4
[ adjective ] capable of being reversed

Examples

"a reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated"

Related terms

revocable

5
[ noun ] (clothing) a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)

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garment

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