Definition of Irreversibility

1. Noun. The quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed).




Definition of Irreversibility

1. n. The state or quality of being irreversible; irreversibleness.

Definition of Irreversibility

1. Noun. The quality of being irreversible; the lack of an ability to be reversed. ¹

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Definition of Irreversibility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irreversibility

irretention
irretentive
irretraceable
irretractile
irretrievable
irretrievableness
irretrievably
irreturnable
irrevealable
irreverence
irreverences
irreverend
irreverent
irreverently
irreversibilities
irreversibility (current term)
irreversible
irreversible colloid
irreversible hydrocolloid
irreversible process
irreversible reaction
irreversible shock
irreversibleness
irreversibly
irrevisability
irrevisable
irrevocabilities
irrevocability
irrevocable
irrevocableness

Literary usage of Irreversibility

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commercial Economy in Steam and Other Thermal Power-plants: As Dependent by Robert Henry Smith (1905)
"Their leading characteristic is irreversibility. This irreversibility is a principle second in importance only to that of the conservation of energy ..."

2. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"irreversibility of direction of conduction in reflex-arcs. Reversibility of direction of conduction in certain nerve-nets, eg that of Medusa. ..."

3. Evolution by Atrophy in Biology and Sociology by Jean Demoor, Jean Massart, Emile Vandervelde (1899)
"PART II The irreversibility of degenerative evolution MOST authorities on the subject are agreed that evolution is not reversible,1 and that institutions or ..."

4. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The transformations which here occur in heating clearly are very far from the exact reverse of those which occurred in cooling. 321. Why irreversibility ..."

5. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"WHY irreversibility IMPLIES ABSENCE OF EQUILIBRIUM. — The reasons have really made themselves clear in this example. If cooling is too rapid to permit the ..."

6. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"HARDENED STEEL ILLUSTRATES irreversibility. — Suppose that this steel is above the transformation-point Ac,, and therefore is austenite; suppose we cool it ..."

7. The Temperature-entropy Diagram by Charles William Berry (1908)
"EFFECT OF irreversibility. THE condition of a substance is in general completely denned by any two of its five characteristic properties, specific pressure, ..."

8. Naturalism and Agnosticism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the by James Ward (1903)
"The crux of irreversibility suggests that the world is not a mere mechanism. The physicist only describes the utterances of real things and the after-course ..."

9. Commercial Economy in Steam and Other Thermal Power-plants: As Dependent by Robert Henry Smith (1905)
"Their leading characteristic is irreversibility. This irreversibility is a principle second in importance only to that of the conservation of energy ..."

10. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"irreversibility of direction of conduction in reflex-arcs. Reversibility of direction of conduction in certain nerve-nets, eg that of Medusa. ..."

11. Evolution by Atrophy in Biology and Sociology by Jean Demoor, Jean Massart, Emile Vandervelde (1899)
"PART II The irreversibility of degenerative evolution MOST authorities on the subject are agreed that evolution is not reversible,1 and that institutions or ..."

12. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The transformations which here occur in heating clearly are very far from the exact reverse of those which occurred in cooling. 321. Why irreversibility ..."

13. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"WHY irreversibility IMPLIES ABSENCE OF EQUILIBRIUM. — The reasons have really made themselves clear in this example. If cooling is too rapid to permit the ..."

14. Iron, Steel, and Other Alloys by Henry Marion Howe (1906)
"HARDENED STEEL ILLUSTRATES irreversibility. — Suppose that this steel is above the transformation-point Ac,, and therefore is austenite; suppose we cool it ..."

15. The Temperature-entropy Diagram by Charles William Berry (1908)
"EFFECT OF irreversibility. THE condition of a substance is in general completely denned by any two of its five characteristic properties, specific pressure, ..."

16. Naturalism and Agnosticism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the by James Ward (1903)
"The crux of irreversibility suggests that the world is not a mere mechanism. The physicist only describes the utterances of real things and the after-course ..."

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