change by reversal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v change by reversal change to the contrary "The trend was reversed","the tides turned against him","public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
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Usage

In literature:

Reversal of the Situation is a change by which the action veers round to its opposite, subject always to our rule of probability or necessity.
"Poetics" by Aristotle
Valori says, he is greatly changed, and for the better, by these late reverses of fortune.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Second Silesian War, Important Episode In The General European One--15th Aug. 1744-25th Dec. 1745" by Thomas Carlyle
And then the wind changed, went back round the circle, reversing everything, like dragging a cat by its tail.
"How Spring Came in New England" by Charles Dudley Warner
The sitting was long, and marked by changing currents and reverses.
"Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)" by John Morley
The big difference is that the poles can be changed instantly by reversing the current in the wire.
"Electricity for the 4-H Scientist" by Eric B. Wilson
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In news:

An NDP government would reverse changes to old age security by restoring the retirement age to 65 instead of 67, New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair said Friday.
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In science:

In this source Bθ changes by a factor of seven and reverses sign on a length scale of ∼ 3 pc.
OH Zeeman Magnetic Field Detections Toward Five Supernova Remnants Using the VLA
In particular, perturbing the orientation of any finite set of horizontal lines either b y reversing the orientation of these lines or by transforming them into two-ways does not change the transient behaviour of the simple random walk.
Random walks on randomly oriented lattices
When G1 is of type pg but illustrated by Figure 3d as having side-reversing (colourpreserving) glide-re flections so that H1 has only translations (p1) and the Roth type is 2, little that was said of species 1 needs to be changed.
Isonemal prefabrics with only parallel axes of symmetry
After day 11, the polarisations in the target cells are reversed by changing the microwave frequencies.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
The frequency and the drift direction (which is reversed by a sign change of, for example, β ) corresponds to results of the linear analysis for in finite cylinders.
Reduction of boundary effects in spiral MRI experiment PROMISE
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