make an inversion (in a musical composition)
"here the theme is inverted"
reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of
"when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb"
turn back, invert, reverse(verb)
turn inside out or upside down
A homosexual man.
An inverted arch (as in a sewer). *
The base of a tunnel on which the road or railway may be laid and used when construction is through unstable ground. It may be flat or form a continuous curve with the tunnel arch.
The lowest point inside a pipe at a certain point.
An elevation of a pipe at a certain point along the pipe.
To turn (something) upside down or inside out.
To move (the root note of a chord) up or down an octave, resulting in a change in pitch.
to turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc
to change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony
to divert; to convert to a wrong use
to convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10
to undergo inversion, as sugar
subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar
an inverted arch
Origin: [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in- in + vertere to turn. See Verse.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-vėrt′, v.t. to turn in or about: to turn upside down: to reverse: to change the customary order or position.—n. (archit.) an inverted arch or vault, as the floor of a sewer, &c.—adj. Inver′ted, turned upside down: reversed: (geol.) denoting strata that appear to have been reversed or folded back by upheaval.—adv. Inver′tedly, in an inverted or contrary manner.—Inverted arch, an arch with its curve turned downwards, as in a sewer. [L. invertĕre, inversum—in, in, vertĕre, to turn.]
The numerical value of invert in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of invert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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