- a relation of direct opposition
- an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
- the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
- turning in the opposite direction
The face turned away from the observer; commonly used in reference to coins, medals and art.
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• (a.) Hence, to overthrow; to subvert. • (a.) That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction. • (a.) To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. • (a.) The act of reversing; complete change; ...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/reverse/
(from the article `hearts`) card game in which players aim to avoid taking tricks that contain hearts. Hearts first appeared in the United States about 1880, although it derives ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/40
(from the article `surfing`) ...(withdrawing the fins from the wave and allowing the board to slip down the face of the wave), `floaters` (`floating` the board along the top of a ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/40
1. To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart. 'And that old dame said many an idle verse, Out of her daughter's heart fond fancies to reverse.' (Spenser) ... 2. To cause to return; to recall. 'And to his fresh remembrance did reverse The ugly view of his deformed crimes.' (Spenser) ... 3. To change totally; to alter...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal designFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle; `in reverse gear`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A reverse (sometimes referred to as an end reverse) is a relatively common trick play in American football that involves one or more abrupt changes in the lateral flow of a rushing play. ==Variations== A classic reverse typically begins as a bootleg, sweep or end-around, but before the ball-carrier crosses the line of sc...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_(American_football)
A reverse, in the card game contract bridge, is a bidding sequence designed to show additional strength without the need to make a jump bid; specifically two suits are bid in the reverse order to that expected by the basic bidding system. Precise methods and definitions vary with country, bidding system and partnership agreements. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_(bridge)
To turn around or to go back on something.
Example: The referee said that he would not reverse his decision because the foul was so dangerous.
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[ Confer French revers
. See Reverse
That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction. « He did ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/71
[ Middle English revers
, Old French revers
, Latin reversus
, past participle of revertere
. See Revert
Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse
order or...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/71
Re·verse' intransitive verb 1.
To return; to revert. [ Obsolete] Spenser. 2.
To become or be reversed. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/71
Re·verse' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Reversed
(-vẽrst'); present participle & verbal noun Reversing
.] [ See Reverse
, and confer Revert
To turn b...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/71
A command used in the show ring to indicate a change of direction.Found on http://www.drsfostersmith.com/pic/article.cfm?articleid=1730
A misdirection play designed to confuse the defense. The quarterback hands off to a running back who then hands the ball off to a receiver who is running laterally towards him. This swings the play to the opposite side of the field. This play works well if a team has a speedy receiver who can accelerate quickly.Found on http://qhsfbclub.tripod.com/glossary.html
A severe backup.
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An emphatic backup.Found on http://www.bowlersparadise.com/help/glossary.shtml
an offensive play in which a ballcarrier going toward one side of the field hands or tosses the ball to a teammate who is running in the opposite direction (if the second ballcarrier is an end, it is an 'end around').Found on http://www.instantactionsports.com/sportsbook/arena-football/arena-football
An offensive play in which a running back carries the ball toward one side of the field but hands orFound on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Football/
An offensive play with two hand-offs. The quarterback gives the ball to a carrier running in one direction, who then hands the ball to a carrier running in the other direction. A trick play.Found on http://www.footballoutsiders.com/info/glossary_general
Back or tails side of the coin. Opposite of 'Obverse'.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_numismatics
Back side of the coin. Opposite of 'Obverse'.Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary100.htm
change to the contraryFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1160398
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