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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Reverted  \Re*vert"ed\,  a. 
  Turned  back  reversed.  Specifically:  (Her.)  Bent  or  curved 
  twice,  in  opposite  directions,  or  in  the  form  of  an  S. 




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