- Alternative spelling of reverse-engineer.
(third-person singular simple present reverse-engineers, present participle reverse-engineering, simple past and past participle reverse-engineered)
- reverse engineering
- A person whose job is to reverse-engineer products.
reverse engineer - Computer Definition
To isolate the components of a completed system. When a chip is reverse engineered, all the individual circuits that make up the chip are identified. Source code can be reverse engineered into design models or specifications. Machine language can be reversed into assembly language (see disassembler). See obfuscator.