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Definition of "inverted" []

  • Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction; characterized by inversion; turned upside down; reversed; opposite; contrary. (adjective)
  • (of a chord) Having the lowest note transposed an octave higher (adjective)
  • (of sugar) Having its polarization changed by hydrolysis; see invert sugar (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of invert. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "inverted" in a sentence
  • "He took some of this boiled infusion that I have been speaking of, and by the use of a mercurial bath -- a kind of trough used in laboratories -- he deftly inverted a vessel containing the infusion into the mercury, so that the latter reached a little beyond the level of the mouth of the _inverted_ vessel."
  • "Wolin uses the term inverted totalitarianism to describe our descent into despotism."
  • "Prins described what she called the inverted pyramid of profits erected on the backs of these sub-prime loans."