irreversible

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EtymologyEdit

ir- +‎ reversible

AdjectiveEdit

irreversible (comparative more irreversible, superlative most irreversible)

  1. Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward.
    an irreversible engine
  2. Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled.
    an irreversible sentence or decree
  3. (thermodynamics) Incapable of being reversed to the original state without consumption of free energy and increase of entropy.

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irreversible m, f (plural irreversibles)

  1. irreversible (not able to be reversed)
Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 18:06