Definition of renversement in US English:

renversement

noun

  • 1The action of reversing or inverting something; the result of this.

  • 2Aeronautics (originally US). A manoeuvre in which the direction of the aircraft is rapidly reversed, usually consisting of a half loop followed immediately by a half roll. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century. From French renversement action of reversing or inverting, result of this, manoeuvre in which the direction of an aircraft is rapidly reversed from renverser + -ment.

Pronunciation

renversement

/rɒ̃vɛəsˈmɒ̃/