Inversion Definition

ĭn-vûrzhən
inversions
noun
inversions
The act of inverting.
American Heritage Medicine
An inverting or being inverted.
Webster's New World
Something inverted; reversal.
Webster's New World
A chemical change in which an optically active substance is converted into another substance having no effect, or the opposite rotatory effects, on the plane of polarization.
Webster's New World
A reversal of the normal order of words in a sentence (Ex.: “said he” for “he said”)
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Inversion

Noun

Singular:
inversion
Plural:
inversions

Origin of Inversion

  • Latin inversiō inversiōn- from inversus past participle of invertere to invert invert

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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