Reversed positive
Reversed Re*versed" (r[-e]*v[~e]rst"), a. 1. Turned side for side, or end for end; changed to the contrary; specifically (Bot. & Zo["o]l.), sinistrorse or sinistral; as, a reversed, or sinistral, spiral or shell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Annulled and the contrary substituted; as, a reversed judgment or decree. [1913 Webster]

{Reversed positive} or {Reversed negative} (Photog.), a picture corresponding with the original in light and shade, but reversed as to right and left. --Abney. [1913 Webster]


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  • Reversed — Re*versed (r[ e]*v[ e]rst ), a. 1. Turned side for side, or end for end; changed to the contrary; specifically (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.), sinistrorse or sinistral; as, a reversed, or sinistral, spiral or shell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Annulled and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reversed negative — Reversed Re*versed (r[ e]*v[ e]rst ), a. 1. Turned side for side, or end for end; changed to the contrary; specifically (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.), sinistrorse or sinistral; as, a reversed, or sinistral, spiral or shell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Annulled… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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