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Definition: Reverse bearing
, a. [OE. revers, OF. revers, L. reversus, p.
p. of revertere. See Revert
1. Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction;
hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order
or method. “A vice reverse unto this.”
2. Turned upside down; greatly disturbed. [Obs.]
He found the sea diverse
With many a windy storm reverse. --Gower.
3. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Reversed; as, a reverse shell.
(Surv.), the bearing of a back station as
observed from the station next in advance.
(Railways), a curve like the letter S, formed
of two curves bending in opposite directions.
(Mil.), a fire in the rear.
(Math.), an operation the steps of which
are taken in a contrary order to that in which the same or
similar steps are taken in another operation considered as
direct; an operation in which that is sought which in
another operation is given, and that given which in the
other is sought; as, finding the length of a pendulum from
its time of vibration is the reverse operation to finding
the time of vibration from the length.