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Reverse

In numismatics, the back of a coin; that is to say, the "tails" side. The reverse often usually features some national monument or commemorates some event. The front of a coin is called the obverse.
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His reasons, however, for choosing Zarathustra of all others to be his mouthpiece, he gives us in the following words:-- "People have never asked me, as they should have done, what the name Zarathustra precisely means in my mouth, in the mouth of the first Immoralist; for what distinguishes that philosopher from all others in the past is the very fact that he was exactly the reverse of an immoralist.
'The last time I heard it,' returned Arthur, 'was in a voice quite the reverse of pretty, and quite the reverse of innocent.' He said it more to himself than to his companion, and added to himself, repeating the man's next words.
1, 2006, article in Origination News, "Ginnie Mae May Securitize Reverses," Ginnie Mae has found that setting up a workable record-keeping system for remittances associated with separate securitizations of lump-sum payments and monthly advances (and possibly yet another separate securitization for servicing fees) has slowed implementation of its HECM securitization plan.
The new system reverses airflow to purge debris from the radiator and inlet screens without requiring the operator to stop the machine and manually remove debris.
If 5 reverses the ball to 2 [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAG.