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reversible

ri vur suh buhl

  • n  a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
  • a  capable of reversing or being reversed
    reversible hypertension
  • a  capable of being reversed or used with either side out
    a reversible jacket
  • s  capable of being reversed
    a reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated
  • s  capable of assuming or producing either of two states
    a reversible chemical reaction
    a reversible cell

  • But the incremental successes are reversible schools are burned by the Taliban, police officers are murdered because of a monstrous structural problem that defines the .
  • In humans, DuPont acknowledges, they can cause a reversible flulike condition called polymer-fume fever, first noted in the company's labs.
  • The blocker treatment is also easily reversible: puberty begins as soon as drug use is discontinued.
News & Articles

  • Best Bet: Quirky’s Water-Repellent Canvas Bags
    Summer means getting sand in all sorts of places—including the bottom of your beach tote. Quirky’s water-repellent canvas bags (from $80 at Story, 144 Tenth Ave., at 19th St.; 212-242-4853) are designed to keep those lingering particles at bay. Just unsnap the reversible bottom flap to reveal a panel of ... More »
    June 17, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Try a beach towel with some extra snap
    Tracy Reese reversible beach blanket from One King's Lane. The online retailershas partnered with a number of well-known designers on a beach towel collection that rolls out through the summer. Proceeds support the designers' preferred charities.
    June 16, 2013 - The Journal News
  • Reversible Male Contraception With Gold Nanorods
    MTorrice writes "Men's options for birth control have significant downsides: Condoms are not as effective as hormonal methods for women, and vasectomies require surgery and are irreversible. Doctors and scientists have for decades searched for more effective and desirable male contraception techniques. Researchers in China now propose a nonsurgical, reversible, and low-cost method. They show ...
    June 11, 2013 - Slashdot
Quotes

  • President Bush in Houston Chronicle
    The progress is still reversible,President Bush said Thursday in Washington.
  • Ryan Crocker in Africasia
    What has been achieved is substantial, but it is also reversible,Crocker told a crucial hearing of the Senate Armed Services committee. "Immense challenges remain and progress is uneven and often frustratingly slow, but there is progress."

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