Usage examples for reversible

  1. We are witnesses on this hypothesis, of a catastrophe possibly confined to certain regions of space, but which is, to the motions and configurations concerned, absolutely unique, reversible to 297 its former condition of potential by no process of which we can have any conception. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  2. As Raynor Three had warned, the change was not altogether reversible. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  3. Growing crops for five or six years is long enough; then cultivation should be done with a disc, an Acme or a common harrow; I prefer a reversible disc. – The Apple by Various
  4. Percy is the well- known manufacturer of the reversible two- step so much used by Society. – Get Next! by Hugh McHugh
  5. The cloth is reversible, the two sides being similar structure but differing slightly in colour ornamentation. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
  6. The scenery, simple but historically correct, ran across the diameter of the reversible part; so while one scenic background was before the audience another was prepared behind and wheeled round when wanted. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  7. The two sets of phrases are equally noble, equally true, and almost reversible. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. Six years ago I began the planting of my garden, and at the same time my girlish habit of journal keeping veered into the making of a " Garden Boke," to be a reversible signal, crying danger in face of forgotten mistakes, then turning to give back glints of summer sunshine when read in the attic of winter days and blue Mondays. – People of the Whirlpool by Mabel Osgood Wright
  9. A long table occupies the centre, fitted all round with fixed seats and reversible backs. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  10. The two at the right are reversible. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  11. There was every reason to admonish him for, as he knelt over his shoe, Charles could plainly see his costume was reversible. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie