Complete Definition of "irreversible"

English
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Adjective
en-adj

#Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward; as, an irreversible engine.
#Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled; as, an irreversible sentence or decree.

  1. (Thermodynamics) Incapable of being reversed to the original state without consumption of free energy and increase of entropy.

Translations

Czech: nevratný m
Finnish: peruuttamaton (1,2)
French: irréversible
German: irreversibel

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