Thursday, April 26, 2007

verb (used with object) turn upside down. reverse in position, order, direction, or relationship. turn or change to the opposite or contrary, as in nature, bearing, or effect: to invert a process. turn inward or back upon itself. turn inside out.
6.Chemistry. to subject to inversion.
7.Music. to subject to musical inversion.
8.Phonetics. to articulate as a retroflex vowel.
–verb (used without object)
9.Chemistry. to become inverted.
10.Chemistry. subjected to inversion.
11.a person or thing that is inverted.

("invert" Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 26 Apr. 2007)