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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.
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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.
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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
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To support rate increases, Spirit opened a new expansion to support 737 MAX thrust reverser production.
Aircelle will have a direct supplier role to the US aircraft manufacturer for these thrust reversers, which are to equip the Longitude's two Honeywell HTF7700L turbofan engines.
Not only is the thrust reverser geometrically complex, but the design objective is a general look at where the plumes go, and the analysis will not be run a great many times.
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.
US-based UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business has formally inaugurated a new building focused exclusively to production of thrust reversers and the integration of nacelle systems for the Airbus A350 XWB at its Toulouse France site.
The thrust reverser system was designed and produced at Lucas' Wolverhampton site.
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.
Nexcelle, a provider of integrated propulsion systems for aircraft, announced on Monday that it will provide the nacelle and thrust reverser for GE's TechX integrated powerplant that has been selected to power the new Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 business jet aircraft.
A Japan Airlines passenger plane traveled from Osaka to Kagoshima on Saturday with its engine thrust reverser locked, the company said Sunday.
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Part of the cooperation is a supply agreement whereby Spirit AeroSystems will supply thrust reverser, fuselage and wing components to Lufthansa Technik.
Spirit AeroSystems Inc (NYSE: SPR) yesterday announced it has been selected by GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes to provide Next-Generation Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 CFM56-7 thrust reverser service bulletin modifications and repair services.