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Reverse

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

reverse

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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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.
3120103 Switches, contactors and reversers of alternating current high voltage voltage from 66 to 132 kV
The patented PERT (Planar Exit Rear Target) thrust reverser features two blocker doors that serve as the engine's exhaust exit during flight, and are deployed on landing for the reverse thrust function.
The company said it has manufactured the thrust reversers for nearly 20 years at its UK site in Burnley, where the assembly line has been re-engineered into a single stepping line to support the four different customer variants of the product, which is also produced without any quality notices.
The opening of the building, operated by Goodrich Aerospace Europe SAS features an innovative robotic thrust reverser assembly line.
Under terms of the four-year agreement, Aircelle will provide access to large-sized nacelle components, including thrust reversers and engine cowls.
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.
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.
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The PERT agreement - which includes supply of the thrust reversers and product support to Cessna - was signed TODAY by Aircelle chairman & chief executive officer Vincent Mascre and Justin Salmans, the Cessna Aircraft company's senior vice president of Procurement.
3120103 High-voltage AC switches, contactors and reversers, voltage from 66 to 132 kV
AMES said it supports airlines in the Middle East, the Gulf Arab states and South Asia - with the company uniquely positioned to accommodate the region's very large nacelles and thrust reversers for Engine Alliance GP7200s that power Airbus A380s, and General Electric's GE90 (NYSE: GE) engines used on Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777s.