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ob•verse



Pronunciation: (
n.ob'vûrs;
adj.ob-vûrs', ob'vûrs),
[key]
n.
1. the side of a coin, medal, flag, etc., that bears the principal design (opposed to reverse).
2. the front or principal surface of anything.
3. a counterpart.
4. Logic.a proposition obtained from another by obversion.

adj.
1. facing the observer.
2. corresponding to something else as a counterpart.
3. having the base narrower than the top, as a leaf.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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