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Rewind vs. Reverse

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  • Rewind (verb)

    To wind (something) again.

  • Rewind (verb)

    To wind (something) back, now especially of cassette or video tape, CD, DVD etc.; to go back on a video or audio recording.

  • Rewind (verb)

    To go back or think back to a previous moment or place, or a previous point in a discourse.

  • Rewind (noun)

    The act of rewinding.

  • Rewind (noun)

    A button or other mechanism for rewinding.

    "I meant to pause the picture, but hit the rewind by mistake."

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Opposite, contrary; going in the opposite direction. from 14th c.

    "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."

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Pertaining to engines, vehicle movement etc. moving in a direction opposite to the usual direction. from 19th c.

    "He selected reverse gear."

  • Reverse (adjective)

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

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Reversed.

    "a reverse shell"

  • Reverse (adjective)

    In which cDNA synthetization is obtained from an RNA template.

  • Reverse (adverb)

    In a reverse way or direction; upside-down. from 14thc.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The opposite of something. from 14th c.

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

  • Reverse (noun)

    The act of going backwards; a reversal. from 15th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A piece of misfortune; a setback. from 16th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse. from 17th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The side of something facing away from a viewer, or from what is considered the front; the other side. from 18th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards. from 19th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

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

  • Reverse (noun)

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

  • Reverse (verb)

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

  • Reverse (verb)

    To turn something inside out or upside down.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To transpose the positions of two things.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To return, come back.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To turn away; to cause to depart.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To cause to return; to recall.

  • Reverse (verb)

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

    "to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree"

  • Reverse (verb)

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

  • Reverse (verb)

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

  • Reverse (verb)

    To place a set of points in the reverse position

  • Reverse (verb)

    to move from the normal position to the reverse position

  • Reverse (verb)

    To overthrow; to subvert.

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