To revert a series(Alg.), to treat a series, as y = a + bx + cx2 + etc., where one variable y is expressed in powers of a second variable x, so as to find therefrom the second variable x, expressed in a series arranged in powers of y.

(Re*vert"), v. i.

1. To return; to come back.

So that my arrows
Would have reverted to my bow again.

2. (Law) To return to the proprietor after the termination of a particular estate granted by him.

3. (Biol.) To return, wholly or in part, towards some preëxistent form; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.

4. (Chem.) To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse; thus, phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.

(Re*vert"), n. One who, or that which, reverts.

An active promoter in making the East Saxons converts, or rather reverts, to the faith.

(Re*vert"ed), a. Turned back; reversed. Specifically: (Her.) Bent or curved twice, in opposite directions, or in the form of an S.

(Re*vert"ent) n. (Med.) A remedy which restores the natural order of the inverted irritative motions in the animal system. [Obs.] E. Darwin.

(Re*vert"er) n.

1. One who, or that which, reverts.

2. (Law) Reversion. Burrill.

(Re*vert"i*ble) a. Capable of, or admitting of, reverting or being reverted; as, a revertible estate.

(Re*vert"ive) a. Reverting, or tending to revert; returning.Re*vert"ive*ly, adv.

The tide revertive, unattracted, leaves
A yellow waste of idle sands behind.

(Rev"er*y) n. Same as Reverie.

(Re*vest") v. t. [OF reverstir, F. revêtir, L. revestire; pref. re- re- + vestire to clothe, fr. vestis a garment. See Vestry, and cf. Revet.]

1. To clothe again; to cover, as with a robe; to robe.

Her, nathless, . . . the enchanter
Did thus revest and decked with due habiliments.

2. To vest again with possession or office; as, to revest a magistrate with authority.

2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.

3. (Chem.) To change back. See Revert, v. i.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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