Irreversibility Ir`re*vers`i*bil"i*ty, n. The state or quality of being irreversible; irreversibleness. [1913 Webster]

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  • irreversibility — irreversible ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to be reversed or altered. DERIVATIVES irreversibility noun irreversibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • irreversibility — noun see irreversible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irreversibility — See irreversible. * * * …   Universalium

  • irreversibility — n. quality of being irreversible, quality of being unchangeableir·re·vers·i·bil·i·ty || ɪrɪ‚vÉœrsÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ / vɜːs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irreversibility — ir·reversibility …   English syllables

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