To revert a series
Revert Re*vert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reverting}.] [L. revertere, reversum; pref. re- re- + vertere to turn: cf. OF. revertir. See {Verse}, and cf. {Reverse}.] 1. To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse. [1913 Webster]

Till happy chance revert the cruel scence. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

The tumbling stream . . . Reverted, plays in undulating flow. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate. [1913 Webster]

3. (Chem.) To change back. See {Revert}, v. i. [1913 Webster]

{To revert a series} (Alg.), to treat a series, as y = a + bx + cx^{2} + etc., where one variable y is expressed in powers of a second variable x, so as to find therefrom the second variable x, expressed in a series arranged in powers of y. [1913 Webster]


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