obvert[äb vʉrt′, əb-]
obvert definition by Webster's New World
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- to turn so that the main surface or a different surface is shown
- Logic to state the obverse of (a proposition)
Origin: Classical Latin obvertere: see obverse
obvert definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb ob·vert·ed, ob·vert·ing, ob·verts
- To turn (something) so as to present another side or aspect to view.
- To alter the appearance of.
- Logic To subject (a proposition) to obversion.
Origin: Latin obvertere, to turn toward : ob-, toward; see ob- + vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.