Irreversible meaning

ĭr'ĭ-vûr'sə-bəl
The definition of irreversible is something that cannot be altered, changed or undone.

Having your tonsils permanently removed is an example of an irreversible operation.

adjective
0
0
Impossible to reverse.

An irreversible momentum toward open revolution.

adjective
0
0
Not reversible.
  • That cannot be repealed, annulled, or undone.
  • That cannot be turned inside out, run backward, etc.
adjective
0
0
Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward.

An irreversible engine.

adjective
0
0
Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled.

An irreversible sentence or decree.

adjective
0
0
Advertisement
(thermodynamics) Incapable of being reversed to the original state without consumption of free energy and increase of entropy.
adjective
0
0

Origin of irreversible

ir- +‎ reversible