inverted definition

  • adjective:
    • Changed to a contrary or counterchanged purchase or way; described as inversion; switched ugly; reversed; opposite; contrary.
    • (of a chord) obtaining the cheapest note transposed an octave greater
    • (of sugar) Having its polarization altered by hydrolysis; see invert sugar
    • Changed to a contrary or counterchanged purchase; corrected; described as inversion.
    • Situated apparently in reverse purchase, as strata when collapsed right back upon by themselves by upheaval.
    • becoming such a situation that top and base tend to be reversed
    • (of a plant ovule) totally inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of invert.
  • others:
    • turned-in a contrary course; turned ugly; reversed to be able; for this reason, opposite; contrary.
    • exclusively— In heraldry, turned in another method from what's typical: as, the fingers inverted whenever hands point downward. In addition invertant.
    • In botany, against the standard or usual position, as ovules attached to the apex associated with the ovary or its cells, or as plants because of the usually dorsal side ventral.
    • It geology, lying obviously in inverse or reverse order, as strata that have been folded back on each other by the intrusion of igneous stones or by crust movements.

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