Meaning of REVERSIBLE in English


— reversibility, reversibleness , n. — reversibly , adv.

/ri verr"seuh beuhl/ , adj.

1. capable of reversing or of being reversed.

2. capable of reestablishing the original condition after a change by the reverse of the change.

3. (of a fabric) woven or printed so that either side may be exposed.

4. that can be worn with either side out: a reversible jacket.


5. a garment, esp. a coat, that can be worn with either side exposed.

[ 1640-50; REVERSE + -IBLE ]

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