irreversible process

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Noun1.irreversible process - any process that is not reversible
physical process, process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
reversible process - any process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed
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Zaev said that building infrastructure connections and Corridor VIII was an irreversible process and that the Macedonian authorities worked very hard to make this happen with their focus being on the railroad from Kumanovo to Macedonia's border with Bulgaria, expected to be put in use by no later than 2025.
He also said that maize was a highly cross-pollinated crop and cultivation of GM maize would contaminate the indigenous verities, as a result of an irreversible process. He warned, "After a few years, local maize varieties would be completely contaminated due to cross pollination."
Cellular death within the brain is usually considered to be a swift and irreversible process. Cut off from oxygen and a blood supply, the brain's electrical activity and signs of awareness disappear within seconds, while energy stores are depleted within minutes.
By maintaining subsequent talks and solidifying and expanding the outcome, we hope to work with South Korea to make the political solution process on Korean Peninsula issues a sustainable and irreversible process," he added.
aThe construction of the IGB is an irreversible process, since all the key government procurement for the project has already been launched,a said Minister adding that the project is of great importance for the diversification of sources of supply of natural gas, not only for Bulgaria, but also for the entire region she noted.
"Since the 2016 referendum, there has been a concerted effort by many - including government - to shut down debate about Brexit and to tell us that we should simply trust ministers to get on with it because Brexit is an irreversible process" - Veteran actor Sir Patrick Stewart calling for a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.
"I believe that there is still room for the opposition to be more cooperative on the Law on the use of languages, because it is an irreversible process, there is no turning back, the law won the trust of 69 MPs.
Any irreversible process reflects a specific behavior of a thermodynamic system (Kondepudi and Prigogin, 2015).
But these measures will definitely go a long way in starting an irreversible process to establish a financing ecosystem for our farmers that will include the private sector in a substantive way, beyond government dole-outs and palliatives.
Equation (1) was also generalized to the case of N species in [24] by taking into account linear reaction terms, where solutions for the cases with two species in a reversible 1 [??] 2 and irreversible process 1 [right arrow] 2 were obtained.
8 -- July month marked the 25th year of the historic reforms that set in motion the irreversible process of opening the Indian economy.