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time reversal Line breaks: time re|ver¦sal

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Definition of time reversal in English:


A transformation in which the passage of time, and so all velocities, are represented as reversed.
Example sentences
  • The time reversal would be apparent, however, when all the balls ended up in an ordered collection.
  • These interactions also behave differently under the individual space-time symmetries: charge conjugation, parity and time reversal.
  • Without a knowledge of quantum fluctuation, time reversal and solid light how could our society possibly exist?

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