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reverse US English

Move backward

reverse US Thesaurus

the car reversed into a lamppost

in reverse US English

(Of a motor vehicle) in reverse gear so as to travel backward

reverse gear US English

A gear used to make a vehicle or piece of machinery move or work backward

reverse split US English

Reduction in the number of a company’s traded shares that results in an increase in the par value or earnings per share

reverse-charge US English

Denoting a telephone call paid for by the recipient

reverse osmosis US English

A process by which a solvent passes through a porous membrane in the direction opposite to that for natural osmosis when subjected to a hydrostatic pressure greater than the osmotic pressure

reverse mortgage US English

A financial agreement in which a homeowner relinquishes equity in their home in exchange for regular payments, typically to supplement retirement income

reverse takeover US English

A takeover of a public company by a smaller company

reverse discrimination US English

(In the context of the allocation of resources or employment) the practice or policy of favoring individuals belonging to groups known to have been discriminated against previously

reverse engineering US English

The reproduction of another manufacturer’s product following detailed examination of its construction or composition

reverse transcriptase US English

An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of DNA from an RNA template in reverse transcription

reverse transcription US English

The reverse of normal transcription, occurring in some RNA viruses, in which a sequence of nucleotides is copied from an RNA template during the synthesis of a molecule of DNA

reverse the charges US English

Make the recipient of a telephone call responsible for payment

in reverse in reverse US English

(Of a motor vehicle) in reverse gear so as to travel backward

the reverse in reverse US English

The opposite or contrary to that previously stated

reverse the charges in reverse US English

Make the recipient of a telephone call responsible for payment

in or into reverse in reverse US English

(Of a motor vehicle) in reverse gear so as to travel backward

transcriptase US English

An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of RNA from a DNA template during transcription. Also called RNA polymer

Polish notation US English

A system of formula notation without brackets or special punctuation, frequently used to represent the order in which arithmetical operations are performed in many computers and calculators. In the usual form (reverse Polish notation), operators follow rather than precede their operands

reverse Polish notation in Polish notation US English

A system of formula notation without brackets or special punctuation, frequently used to represent the order in which arithmetical operations are performed in many computers and calculators. In the usual form (reverse Polish notation), operators follow rather than precede their operands


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