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.