reversible process

reversible process
noun
any process in which a system can be made to pass through the same states in the reverse order when the process is reversed
Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑physical process

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noun
: an ideal process or series of changes of a system which is in complete equilibrium at each stage such that when the process is reversed each of the changes both internal and external is reversed but with the amount of transferred energy unaltered

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  • Reversible process (thermodynamics) — For articles on other forms of reversibility, including reversibility of microscopic dynamics, see reversibility (disambiguation). In thermodynamics, a reversible process, or reversible cycle if the process is cyclic, is a process that can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Reversible computing — is a model of computing where the computational process to some extent is reversible, i.e., time invertible. A necessary condition for reversibility of a computational model is that the transition function mapping states to their successors at a… …   Wikipedia

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