Meaning of “reversible” in the English Dictionary


"reversible" in English

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uk /rɪˈvɜː.sə.bəl/ us /rɪˈvɝː.sə.bəl/

C2 If something is reversible, it can be changed back to what it was before:

He believes that climate change may still be reversible.
The surgery is not reversible.

C2 Reversible clothes can be worn so that the inside becomes the outside:

a reversible raincoat

(Definition of “reversible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /rɪˈvɜr·sə·bəl/

able to be changed to the opposite direction, order, position, or state:

a reversible condition

Something that is reversible can be placed or worn with either side out:

a reversible jacket

(Definition of “reversible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)