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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·ed, a. Turned back; reversed. Specifically: Her. Bent or curved twice, in opposite directions, or in the form of an S.