a la inversa


a la inversa
a la inversa
(al contrario) on the contrary 2 (en el otro sentido) the other way round
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= mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse
Ex. The composing stick contained a line of type which read (from his point of view) from left to right but of which the letters were upside down and mirror-fashion.
Ex. Since the dandy roll worked on the right side, its watermark pattern was fashioned as a mirror image of what was to be seen in the finished paper.
Ex. The design for a woodcut, which was probably the work of a specialist other than the back cutter, was either drawn in reverse directly on to the block, or traced on to it from paper.
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= mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse

Ex: The composing stick contained a line of type which read (from his point of view) from left to right but of which the letters were upside down and mirror-fashion.

Ex: Since the dandy roll worked on the right side, its watermark pattern was fashioned as a mirror image of what was to be seen in the finished paper.
Ex: The design for a woodcut, which was probably the work of a specialist other than the back cutter, was either drawn in reverse directly on to the block, or traced on to it from paper.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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