Reverting

Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | News

Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Reverting'

Reverting Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    reverting adj : tending to return to an earlier state [syn: returning] n : a failure to maintain a higher state [syn: backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion]
Reverting Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Revert \Re*vert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Reverting.] [L. revertere, reversum; pref. re- re- + vertere to turn: cf. OF. revertir. See Verse, and cf. Reverse.]
  1. To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse. Till happy chance revert the cruel scence. --Prior. The tumbling stream . . . Reverted, plays in undulating flow. --Thomson.
  2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.
  3. (Chem.) To change back. See Revert, v. i. To revert a series (Alg.), to treat a series, as y = a + bx + cx^2 + etc., where one variable y is expressed in powers of a second variable x, so as to find therefrom the second variable x, expressed in a series arranged in powers of y.
See more meaning on Reverting...

Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Reverting'


    Words and phrases related to 'Reverting'



    Reverting Sample Sentences in News


    • South Africa's NUMSA union says reverting to 15 percent wage demand
      JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's striking engineering and metal workers union NUMSA said on Tuesday it was reverting to a demand for a 15 percent wage increase, because employers had failed to respond in kind to its concession of a lower 12 percent. "Even after we had moved to 12 percent, employers didn't make any or movement or better offer,&q Read more on this news related to 'Reverting'
    • South Africa's NUMSA union says reverting to 15 pct wage demand
      JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's striking engineering and metal workers union NUMSA said on Tuesday it was reverting to a demand for a 15 percent wage increase, because employers had failed to respond in kind to its concession of a lower 12 percent. "Even after we had moved to 12 percent, employers didn't make any or movement or better offer,&q Read more on this news related to 'Reverting'
    • Super Rugby - No turning back for expansive Brumbies in Sydney
      There is no question of the ACT Brumbies reverting to a more conservative game when they meet the New South Wales Waratahs. Read more on this news related to 'Reverting'

    Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'Reverting'


    Search for more meaning of 'Reverting' on the web