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1. Capable of being reversed, as:
a. Finished so that either side can be used: a reversible fabric.
b. Wearable with either side turned outward: a reversible skirt; a reversible vest.
2. Chemistry & Physics
a. Capable of assuming or producing either of two states: a reversible cell.
b. Of or relating to a process, such as a chemical reaction or a phase change, in which the system undergoing the process can be returned to its original state.
A reversible fabric or item of clothing.

re·vers′i·bil′i·ty, re·vers′i·ble·ness n.
re·vers′i·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reversibility - the quality of being reversible in either direction
changeability, changeableness - the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"
irreversibility - the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)


n (of decision)Rückgängigmachung f; (of process, Phys, Chem) → Umkehrbarkeit f; (of operation etc)Reversibilität f
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Finally, as with the Kalahari watch, the strap is black alligator on one side and black rubber on the other and the patented, pivoting buckle give it the reversibility feature.
While both traditional and Marxist accounts of early modern English society describe reciprocity as a sign of mutual recognition between the propertied and plebeian classes, Collings argues that the reversibility of power demonstrated in social rituals like bread riots does not demonstrate the mutual recognition of legitimate interests but shows the effects of a structural antagonism.
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