Reversible process
Reversible Re*vers"i*ble, a. [Cf. F. r['e]versible revertible, reversionary.] 1. Capable of being reversed; as, a chair or seat having a reversible back; a reversible judgment or sentence. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, having a pattern or finished surface on both sides, so that either may be used; -- said of fabrics. [1913 Webster]

{Reversible lock}, a lock that may be applied to a door opening in either direction, or hinged to either jamb.

{Reversible process}. See under {Process}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Reversible process — Process Proc ess, n. [F. proc[ e]s, L. processus. See {Proceed}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance. Long process of time. Milton. [1913 Webster] The thoughts of men are widened with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reversible process — apgręžiamasis procesas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. reversible process vok. reversibeler Prozeß, m; reversibler Prozeß, m rus. процесс обратимый, m pranc. procédé réversible, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • reversible process — grįžtamasis vyksmas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Sistemos būsenos kitimas, kuris gali vykti įprastine ir atvirkštine tvarka, nekeisdamas aplinkos. atitikmenys: angl. reversible process vok. reversibler Prozess, m;… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • reversible process — grįžtamasis vyksmas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. reversible process vok. reversibler Kreisprozeß, m; umkehrbarer Vorgang, m rus. обратимый процесс, m pranc. processus réversible, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • reversible process — grįžtamasis procesas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Termodinaminis procesas, kai sistema gali grįžti į pradinę būseną, neįvykus negrįžtamiems pokyčiams sistemoje arba aplinkoje. atitikmenys: angl. reversible process vok. umkehrbarer… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • reversible process — grįžtamasis procesas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Sistemos būsenos kitimas, kuris gali vykti įprastine ir atvirkštine tvarka, nekeisdamas aplinkos. atitikmenys: angl. reversible process rus. обратимый процесс …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • reversible process — noun any process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed • Ant: ↑irreversible process • Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑physical process * * * noun : an ideal process or series of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reversible process — Смотри обратимый процесс …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Reversible process (thermodynamics) — For articles on other forms of reversibility, including reversibility of microscopic dynamics, see reversibility (disambiguation). In thermodynamics, a reversible process, or reversible cycle if the process is cyclic, is a process that can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Reversible computing — is a model of computing where the computational process to some extent is reversible, i.e., time invertible. A necessary condition for reversibility of a computational model is that the transition function mapping states to their successors at a… …   Wikipedia

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