Reverse Osmosis

Science / Chemistry / Reverse Osmosis: Solvent molecules flow spontaneously from a dilute solution through a semipermeable membrane to a more concentrated solution (osmosis). In reverse osmosis, pressure is applied to the more concentrated solution to force the flow of solvent to go from more concentrated to more dilute solution. Reverse osmosis is used to produce fresh water from sea water.

Other Words for Reverse

Reverse Adjective Synonyms: alter, change, modify, renounce, recant, take back
Reverse Verb Synonyms: back up, move or go backwards or also backward, backtrack, make sternway
Reverse Noun Synonyms: opposite, contrary, inverse, converse, inverted, upside down, mirror, reversed, backward
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Reverse Pitch

Entertainment / Bowling / Reverse Pitch: Angling of the thumbhole backward so the tip of the thumb is extended away from the palm. It is used to help the thumb exit the hole sooner; although very common and generally desirable, too much can MORE

Reverse Pivot

Entertainment / Basketball / Reverse Pivot: Stepping backward while turning on the pivot foot. MORE

Reverse Price Risk

Business / Finance / Reverse Price Risk: A type of mortgage pipeline risk that occurs when a lender commits to sell loans to an investor at rates prevailing at the time of mortgage application but sets the note rates when the borrowers close MORE

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