(chemistry) (of sugar) Having its polarization changed by hydrolysis; see invert sugar.
Inverted Sentence Examples
The two verniers on the azimuth circle having been read, the magnet is then inverted, i.e.
These may be used in either the upright or the inverted position.
It may happen that the change in density is so great that only the upper rays reach the eye; we are then met with the curious illusion of seeing inverted ships in the clouds, although nothing is visible on the ocean.
The inverted tube, with its suspended water, being held in a clamp, a beaker containing a few drops of ether is brought up from below until the free surface of the water is in contact with ether vapour.
Its acquired significance could be varied by the inflexion of the voice or the suggestion of inverted commas.