Results for obverse

Definitions of obverse:

part of speech: adjective

Facing the observer; narrower at the base than at the top: said of a leaf.

part of speech: noun

The side of a coin containing the head or principal symbol:- opposed to REVERSE.

part of speech: noun

The front surface of anything; the side of a coin or medal having the principal design upon it: opposite to reverse.

part of speech: noun

The face of a coin which bears the head or principal symbol, as opposed to the other side, called the reverse.

part of speech: adjective

Bearing the face; in bot., having the base narrower than the top, as in a leaf; having the point of the radicle in the seed approaching the hilum.

part of speech: adjective

Turned towards one: bearing the face: ( bot.) having the base narrower than the top.

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