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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.
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