Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something which reverses a particular action or condition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who reverses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who reverses; that which causes reversal; specifically, a device for reversing or changing the direction of an electric current or the sign of an electrostatic charge.
  • n. In law, a reversioner.
  • n. In Scots law, a mortgager of land.

Etymologies

reverse +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As the 747's engines wound up to high power, and the aircraft accelerated, sensors monitoring the cowl positions transmitted incorrect 'reverser' signals.

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  • The goal is to prevent small movements of thrust-reverser parts during takeoffs from triggering flap retractions.

    FAA Orders Boeing 747 Fix

  • Ask what's the reason why turmeric and curry powder containing turmeric are both anti-microbial and also a reverser of brain plaque?

    Polyphenol found in turmeric reduces weight gain in animal studies

  • They called for special inspections to detect possible cracks in some parts and to ensure that reverser doors stay closed during flight.

    Aviation Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Engine Parts

  • Shortly after one of the carrier's long-range Boeing 777 jets took off from Tokyo's Narita airport in December, a chunk of one of its thrust reverser broke loose.

    Aviation Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Engine Parts

  • Nobody was injured, and the plane returned safely to Narita, but a joint investigation immediately was launched by the carrier, Boeing, engine-maker Rolls-Royce PLC and the manufacturer of the reverser.

    Aviation Regulators Increase Scrutiny of Engine Parts

  • SELLS VIDEO SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT: Well, if it was through the peephole, fortunately or unfortunately, there is a device called a peephole reverser.

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2009

  • But in a room where law enforcement doesn ` t have a right to be with a warrant, how in the heck, let me say, can they use a peephole reverser?

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2009

  • I coached off earlier When you mentioned a peephole reverser.

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2009

  • Three months after the accident, the United States FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive that "required the deactivation of all electrically controlled B767… thrust reversers until corrective actions were identified to prevent uncommanded in-flight thrust reverser deployment" (as summarized in Thai Aircraft Accident Investigation Committee report, 2.5.4, paragraph 4).

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