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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: reversion (0.00861 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to reversion.
English → English
n 1: (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor
(or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the
death of the grantee)
2: a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a
3: a reappearance of an earlier characteristic [syn: atavism
4: turning in the opposite direction [syn: reverse
5: returning to a former state [syn: regression
6: a failure to maintain a higher state [syn: backsliding
English → English
(r[-e]*v[~e]r"sh[u^]n), n. [F.
r['e]version, L. reversio a turning back. See Revert
1. The act of returning, or coming back; return. [Obs.]
After his reversion home, [he] was spoiled, also, of
all that he brought with him. --Foxe.
2. That which reverts or returns; residue. [Obs.]
The small reversion of this great navy which came
home might be looked upon by religious eyes as
3. (Law) The returning of an estate to the grantor or his
heirs, by operation of law, after the grant has
terminated; hence, the residue of an estate left in the
proprietor or owner thereof, to take effect in possession,
by operation of law, after the termination of a limited or
less estate carved out of it and conveyed by him. --Kent.
4. Hence, a right to future possession or enjoyment;
For even reversions are all begged before. --Dryden.
5. (Annuities) A payment which is not to be received, or a
benefit which does not begin, until the happening of some
event, as the death of a living person. --Brande & C.
6. (Biol.) A return towards some ancestral type or character;
Reversion of series
(Alg.), the act of reverting a series.
See To revert a series
, under Revert
, v. t.