Definition of Revertible

1. Adjective. To be returned to the former owner or that owner's heirs.

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Similar to: Returnable



Definition of Revertible

1. a. Capable of, or admitting of, reverting or being reverted; as, a revertible estate.

Definition of Revertible

1. Adjective. Capable of being reverted. ¹

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Definition of Revertible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revertible

reversive
reverso
reversos
revert
revert war
revertability
revertable
revertant
revertants
reverted
revertee
revertees
revertent
reverter
reverters
revertible (current term)
reverting
revertive
reverts
revery
reves
revest
revested
revestiaries
revestiary
revesting
revestries
revestry
revests
revesture

Literary usage of Revertible

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... leading to the chimney, so that the products of combustion in this, as in all revertible flue stoves, rise from the surface of the ignited coal in the ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Samuel Blatchford (1871)
"The fire-pot of fire-brick would still produce its appropriate and original result, namely, it would be a more economical fire-pot, and the revertible flues ..."

3. Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by John William Wallace, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"The addition of a direct draft to such stoves as were constructed with revertible flues by means of a flue above the fire-pot provided with a damper to be ..."

4. Decisions on the Law of Patents for Inventions Rendered by [English Courts by United States Supreme Court, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Woodbury Lowery (1889)
"In this way the stove is changed from a revertible to a direct flue stove, just as all revertible and direct draught stoves have been made, without a feeder ..."

5. Harper's Hydraulic Tables for the Flow of Water in Circular Pipes Under by Joseph H. Harper (1916)
"revertible, Kutter, for circular conduits 45 PART III. FOR RECTANGULAR CHANNELS IX. ... revertible, Kutter, for rectangular channels PART IV. ..."

6. Reports of Patent Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United States by Hubert Ashley Banning, Henry Arden (1882)
"It was held, that the use of revertible flues in the same stove with a flaring fire pot, and a supply reservoir with a contracted discharge end, ..."

7. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"The upper curve indicates the efficiency of the revertible flue boiler, ... 18 COMPARATIVE EFFICIENCIES OF revertible-FLUE AND ASCENDING-GAS-TRAVEL Bou. ..."

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