reverse

(redirected from reverser)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to reverser: Reverso, Thrust reverser

go into reverse

To move backward or in the opposite direction. I just worry that our store's sales will go into reverse once everyone reads that terrible review.
See also: go, reverse

put (something) into reverse

To cause something to move backward or in the opposite direction. I just worry that that terrible review will put our store's sales into reverse.
See also: put, reverse

in reverse

1. Of an automobile, having the gear enabled that will allow it to be driven backward. Put it in reverse and then back up very slowly.
2. Backwards; in or facing the opposite direction; in the opposite order or position. Can be used as either an adjective or an adverb. Stop putting my books in reverse when you're cleaning! They're supposed to go A to Z, not Z to A! I think his password is just his birthday in reverse. Did you know that your shirt is in reverse? Your tag is sticking out at the back.
See also: reverse

the reverse of the medal

The opposite, contrary, or differing point of view about or aspect of something. Freelance writers have much greater flexibility in their schedule, as well as in the content they create; the reverse of the medal, of course, is that they rarely have anything resembling job security.
See also: medal, of, reverse

reverse (one's) course

1. To stop and begin moving in the opposite direction. The quarterback tried reversing his course to evade the defensive linesmen, but he wasn't quick enough and ended up getting sacked in the end zone. As soon as we saw the family of bears, we quietly and hastily reversed course.
2. To suddenly hold or profess a position or opinion that runs contrary or opposite to one held previously. The senator seemed to reverse course the following day, stating that he would never condone police violence against any citizen. The city's legal team spent months convincing the judge to reverse her course and allow the case to proceed.
See also: course, reverse

reverse (one's) field

1. To stop and begin moving in the opposite direction. Said especially of athletes on the field during gameplay. The quarterback tried reversing his field to evade the defensive linesmen, but he wasn't quick enough and ended up getting sacked in the end zone. As soon as we saw the family of bears, we quietly and hastily reversed field.
2. To suddenly hold or profess a position or opinion that runs contrary or opposite to one held previously. The senator seemed to reverse field the following day, stating that he would never condone police violence against any citizen. The city's legal team spent months convincing the judge to reverse her field and allow the case to proceed.
See also: field, reverse

reverse gears

To quickly and often abruptly reverse or retreat from one's position or opinion on a given subject. Refers to shifting into reverse on car or other motor vehicle. The administration is reversing gears on its controversial tax policy, which has come as a surprise to many. Instead of reversing gears, the company has been doubling down on what has been an unprofitable business strategy for many others around the country.
See also: gear, reverse

the reverse of the medal (or shield)

the opposite view of a matter.
See also: medal, of, reverse

go/put something into reˈverse

start to happen or make something happen in the opposite way: In the 1980s economic growth went into reverse.
See also: go, put, reverse, something

in reˈverse

in the opposite order or way; backwards: The secret number is my phone number in reverse.We did a similar trip to you, but in reverse.
See also: reverse

reverse gears

tv. to wretch as a prelude to vomiting; to vomit the stomach contents. Beavis is reversing gears and might be going to vomit. You never know with Beavis.
See also: gear, reverse

reverse (one's) field

To turn and proceed in the opposite direction.
See also: field, reverse
References in periodicals archive ?
It is less common and often more difficult to use CFD to analyze more complex parts of the airplane, such as high lift systems, engine compartments, auxiliary power units, or the behavior of the efflux from engine thrust reversers.
Mr Geoff Smith, group chief executive at Dowty, said: "This alliance with Hurel-Dubois has given us a breakthrough in supplying Airbus Industrie with thrust reverser actuation systems, complementing our strong position with Boeing, and endorsing us as the world's pre-eminent supplier of these systems.
While the 181 crew members and passengers were unhurt, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport gave a verbal warning to the company for improper maintenance, as a mechanic forgot to remove the safety pin locking the engine thrust reverser during maintenance operations on Friday evening.
The patented PERT (Planar Exit Rear Target) thrust reverser features two blocker doors that serve as the engine's exhaust exit during flight, and are deployed on landing for the reverse thrust function.
announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser, fuselage, and wing component spare parts for Skymark Airlines's fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.
The agreement formalises details of the relationship between the two companies on the development, production and delivery of the nacelle and thrust reverser for the GE Passport 20 integrated propulsion system, which will be used on the new Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 business jet aircraft.
The opening of the building, operated by Goodrich Aerospace Europe SAS features an innovative robotic thrust reverser assembly line.
The features include a low drag front end with single-piece air inlet; a fan cowl which is structurally integrated to the engine; a translating O-duct thrust reverser that provides improved fan flowpath while eliminating door links, lower bifurcation, latches and split lines; and the new integrated mounting system for reduced engine distortion and enhanced on-wing performance.
Both a R-R directive and FAA's latest notice of proposed rulemaking are designed to prevent the repeat of an 11 May 2009 incident in which a British Airways 747-400 came close to stalling after the leading edge flaps retracted on rotation due to a faulty signal from the thrust reverser control system.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 29, 2018-Safran Nacelles announces delivery of 2,000th thrust reverser for Honeywell HTF7000 engines
These nacelles are composed of the air inlet, fan cowl doors, nozzle and engine mounts, along with Aircelle's Papillon (butterfly) two-door thrust reverser.
Creator of smart nacelle systems Nexcelle yesterday announced it is providing Bombardier with its nacelle and thrust reverser for GE's TechX integrated powerplant for the aircraft manufacturer's Global 7000 and 8000 business jet aircraft.
The agreement includes thrust reverser refurbishment and use of rotable assets.
Spirit AeroSystems produces the 737 MAX fuselage, pylon, thrust reverser and engine nacelle at its Wichita, Kan., facility and the wing leading edge at its Tulsa, Okla., facility.
Part of the cooperation is a supply agreement whereby Spirit AeroSystems will supply thrust reverser, fuselage and wing components to Lufthansa Technik.