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Scrabble Word INVERSION

Definition of INVERSION:

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  • A layer of the atmosphere in which temperature increases with height
  • A reaction causing a change from one optically active configuration to the opposite configuration, esp. the hydrolysis of dextrose to give a levorotatory solution of fructose and glucose
  • A reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth
  • A transformation in which each point of a given figure is replaced by another point on the same straight line from a fixed point, esp. in such a way that the product of the distances of the two points from the center of inversion is constant
  • A transposition in the relative numbers of atoms, molecules, etc., occupying particular energy levels
  • An inverted interval, chord, or phrase
  • Reversal of the normal order of words, typically for rhetorical effect but also found in the regular formation of questions in English
  • the act of inverting or state of being inverted [n -S]
  • The action of inverting something or the state of being inverted
  • The adoption of behavior typical of the opposite sex; homosexuality
  • The conversion of direct current into alternating current
  • The interchanging of numerator and denominator of a fraction, or antecedent and consequent of a ratio
  • The process of finding a quantity, function, etc., from a given one such that the product of the two under a particular operation is the identity
  • The process of finding the expression that gives a given expression under a given transformation
  • The process of inverting an interval, chord, or phrase
Previous Words
inveracity inverities inverity inverness invernesses inverse inversed inversely inverses inversing

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inversions inversive invert invertase invertases invertebral invertebrate invertebrates inverted invertedly

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