Time re versal

time reversal

noun Physics.
the mathematical operation of reversing the direction of time. Symbol: T

Origin:
1920–25

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time reversal  
A mathematical operation on the description of a physical system in which the signs of variables representing time are reversed. Also called time conjugation. See more at invariance.
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