a relation of direct opposition
- "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
- backväxel [ fordon ]
an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
opposite or contrary to a previous or normal condition; having the back presented to the observer or opponent
of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle
- "in reverse gear"