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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·vert /rɪˈvɝt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·vert /rɪˈvɝt/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vert v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Reverting.]
 1. To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.
    Till happy chance revert the cruel scence.   --Prior.
 The tumbling stream . . .
 Reverted, plays in undulating flow.   --Thomson.
 2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.
 3. Chem. To change back. See Revert, v. i.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vert, v. i.
 1. To return; to come back.
 So that my arrows
 Would have reverted to my bow again.   --Shak.
 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 preexistent 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vert, n. One who, or that which, reverts.
    An active promoter in making the East Saxons converts, or rather reverts, to the faith.   --Fuller.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
           [syn: return, retrovert, regress, turn back]
      2: undergo reversion, as in a mutation