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To overthrow, invalidate, repeal, or revoke.

For example, an appeals court reverses the judgment, decree, or sentence of a lower court either by substituting its own decision or by returning the case to the lower court with instructions for a new trial.

See: abrogate, adverse, annul, antipathetic, antipode, antithesis, cancel, complement, contra, contradict, contradictory, contraposition, contrary, counteract, counterpart, debacle, disaffirm, discharge, disown, escheat, hostile, invalidate, inverse, misfortune, negate, negative, nullify, opposite, override, overrule, overthrow, overturn, plight, quash, recant, recrudescence, regress, regressive, relapse, renege, repeal, repudiate, rescind, retreat, reversion, revert, revoke, tragedy, trouble, upset, vacate, vitiate, void, withdraw


to revoke or set aside a judgment or a decree.

TO REVERSE, practice. The decision of a superior court by which the judgment, sentence or decree of the inferior court is annulled.
     2. After a judgment, sentence or decree has been rendered by the court below, a writ of error may be issued from the superior to the inferior tribunal, when the record and all proceedings are sent to the supreme court on the return to the writ of error. When, on the examination of the record, the superior court gives a judgment different from the inferior court, they are said to reverse the proceeding. As to the effect of a reversal, see 9 C. & P. 513 S, C. 38 E. C. L. Rep. 201.

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Not only is the thrust reverser geometrically complex, but the design objective is a general look at where the plumes go, and the analysis will not be run a great many times.
Mr Geoff Smith, group chief executive at Dowty, said: "This alliance with Hurel-Dubois has given us a breakthrough in supplying Airbus Industrie with thrust reverser actuation systems, complementing our strong position with Boeing, and endorsing us as the world's pre-eminent supplier of these systems.
The new building includes a 50,000-square-foot thrust reverser robotic production area with a moving assembly line, a paint shop with an infrared curing tunnel and office space for support functions.
Under terms of the four-year agreement, Aircelle will provide access to large-sized nacelle components, including thrust reversers and engine cowls.
The proven PERT thrust reverser from Aircelle (Safran) has been selected by Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc.
In response to the growing regional demand for the supply, repair and overhaul of GE90 nacelle components, Lufthansa Technik and Spirit AeroSystems will place inventory, including GE90 thrust reversers and cowlings, in the Lufthansa Technik Middle East Services' headquarter location in Dubai.
MRAS), a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, have signed a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) agreement that allows Lufthansa technik to be MRAS's authorized service provider for the thrust reverser on the GEnx-2B engines that power the Boeing 747-8 aircraft.
In 2008, Spirit AeroSystems received a contract to provide overhaul, repair, and modification services for Cathay Pacific Airways' fleet of Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 Trent 800 thrust reversers.
For North American customers, "this would support a coast-to-coast operation where LHT employees from California to New York will supply all maintenance stations throughout the network with LRUs," including cabin interior furnishings and fittings as well as large components such as thrust reversers.