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Mule vs. Reverse

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Mulenoun

The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.

Reverseadjective

Opposite, contrary; going in the opposite direction.

‘We ate the meal in reverse order, starting with dessert and ending with the starter.’; ‘The mirror showed us a reverse view of the scene.’;

Mulenoun

The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.

Reverseadjective

Pertaining to engines, vehicle movement etc. moving in a direction opposite to the usual direction.

‘He selected reverse gear.’;

Mulenoun

A hybrid plant.

Reverseadjective

To be in the non-default position; to be set for the lesser-used route.

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Mulenoun

(informal) A stubborn person.

Reverseadjective

Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

Mulenoun

(slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.

Reverseadjective

(botany) Reversed.

‘a reverse shell’;

Mulenoun

(numismatics) A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.

Reverseadjective

(genetics) In which cDNA synthetization is obtained from an RNA template.

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Mulenoun

(RPG) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.

Reverseadverb

In a reverse way or direction; upside-down.

Mulenoun

Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.

Reversenoun

The opposite of something.

‘We believed the Chinese weren't ready for us. In fact, the reverse was true.’;

Mulenoun

A kind of cotton-spinning machine.

Reversenoun

The act of going backwards; a reversal.

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Mulenoun

A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.

Reversenoun

A piece of misfortune; a setback.

Muleverb

To smuggle (illegal drugs).

Reversenoun

The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse.

Mulenoun

A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare. Sometimes the term is applied to the offspring of a horse and a she-ass, but that hybrid is more properly termed a hinny. See Hinny.

Reversenoun

The side of something facing away from a viewer, or from what is considered the front; the other side.

Mulenoun

A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; - called also hybrid.

Reversenoun

The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards.

Mulenoun

A very stubborn person.

Reversenoun

A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

Mulenoun

A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; - called also jenny and mule-jenny.

Reversenoun

(surgery) A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

Mulenoun

A slipper that has no fitting around the heel.

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To turn something around such that it faces in the opposite direction.

Mulenoun

sterile offspring of a male donkey and a female horse

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To turn something inside out or upside down.

Mulenoun

a slipper that has no fitting around the heel

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To transpose the positions of two things.

Mule

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare). Horses and donkeys are different species, with different numbers of chromosomes.

Reverseverb

(transitive) To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

Reverseverb

To return, come back.

Reverseverb

To turn away; to cause to depart.

Reverseverb

To cause to return; to recall.

Reverseverb

(legal) To revoke a law, or to change a decision into its opposite.

‘to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree’;

Reverseverb

(ergative) To cause a mechanism or a vehicle to operate or move in the opposite direction to normal.

Reverseverb

(chemistry) To change the direction of a reaction such that the products become the reactants and vice-versa.

Reverseverb

To place a set of points in the reverse position

Reverseverb

to move from the normal position to the reverse position

Reverseverb

To overthrow; to subvert.

Reverseadjective

Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.

Reverseadjective

Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

‘He found the sea diverseWith many a windy storm reverse.’;

Reverseadjective

Reversed; as, a reverse shell.

Reversenoun

That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.

‘He did so with the reverse of the lance.’;

Reversenoun

That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.

‘And then mistook reverse of wrong for right.’; ‘To make everything the reverse of what they have seen, is quite as easy as to destroy.’;

Reversenoun

The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.

‘The strange reverse of fate you see;I pitied you, now you may pity me.’; ‘By a reverse of fortune, Stephen becomes rich.’;

Reversenoun

The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.

Reversenoun

A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

Reversenoun

A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

Reverseverb

To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.

‘And that old dame said many an idle verse,Out of her daughter's heart fond fancies to reverse.’;

Reverseverb

To cause to return; to recall.

‘And to his fresh remembrance did reverseThe ugly view of his deformed crimes.’;

Reverseverb

To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

‘Reverse the doom of death.’; ‘She reversed the conduct of the celebrated vicar of Bray.’;

Reverseverb

To turn upside down; to invert.

‘A pyramid reversed may stand upon his point if balanced by admirable skill.’;

Reverseverb

Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.

‘These can divide, and these reverse, the state.’; ‘Custom . . . reverses even the distinctions of good and evil.’;

Reverseverb

To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.

Reverseverb

To return; to revert.

Reverseverb

To become or be reversed.

Reversenoun

a relation of direct opposition;

‘we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true’;

Reversenoun

the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed

Reversenoun

an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

Reversenoun

the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design

Reversenoun

(American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction

Reversenoun

turning in the opposite direction

Reverseverb

change to the contrary;

‘The trend was reversed’; ‘the tides turned against him’; ‘public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern’;

Reverseverb

turn inside out or upside down

Reverseverb

rule against;

‘The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill’;

Reverseverb

annul by recalling or rescinding;

‘He revoked the ban on smoking’; ‘lift an embargo’; ‘vacate a death sentence’;

Reverseadjective

directed or moving toward the rear;

‘a rearward glance’; ‘a rearward movement’;

Reverseadjective

reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

Reverseadjective

of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle;

‘in reverse gear’;

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