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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Describing the peace process pioneered by his party as irreversible process, former Chief Minister regretted that Government has India has also not taken any positive step to further accelerate this process which has been virtually stopped since formation of the present regime headed by National Conference in the state.
Some evolutionary biologists have argued that specialization is a irreversible process 6 that once an organism developed special features, it could not turn back and assume a form seen in its ancestral history.
The scientists were looking at a range of platelet function tests such as platelet activation - a reversible process where platelets are starting to get stressed and sticky - and platelet aggregation - an irreversible process when sticky platelets clump together.
Also, in both RA and Psoriatic Arthritis, it marks joint damage which is an irreversible process contributing to the physical debilitation associated with these diseases.
In turn, the EC President said that "assurances of the Tunisian authorities' will to make of their country's democratic transformation an irreversible process are a key to carry on deepening the Tunisian-European co-operation.
What is at issue is the degree of that reconsolidation and whether it is an irreversible process which ultimately will result in the subordination of the state to the bourgeoisie.
Morocco's commitment to strengthening its cooperation with the various UN human rights system mechanisms stems from the democratic choices and irreversible process of deep reforms instituted by the Kingdom, which the 2011 Constitution has laid the foundations and provided for guarantees for irreversibility, the minister told the High-Level Segment of the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Perhaps they think if it is proven that Euzal was assassinated, this will bring about an irreversible process of settling accounts and confronting the past.
That would be a substantial progress, proving that Serbia's Euro-integration is an irreversible process.
Tunisia's openness should constitute an irreversible process, insisted the professionals, calling on Ennahdha to "give a concrete shape to its discourse by the fight against any violent acts perpetrated by extremist elements who say that they belong to the Movement.
On our part we are ready and willing to engage and sustain a meaningful and irreversible process of dialogue designed to avoid the failures of the past and to jointly develop and implement a solution to the Kashmir dispute that is acceptable to all sides - India, Pakistan and above all the people of the State," the memorandum further stated.
This is an irreversible process and the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council apply to everybody.