reverse voltage (1) (across a p‑n junction)

The voltage between the n‑type region and the p‑type region when the n‑type region is at a positive voltage relative to the p‑type region.

(2) (across a semiconductor diode): A positive cathode-anode voltage.

References: 

JESD77-B, 2/00

JESD77-B, 2/00
JESD282-B, 4/00