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  1. inversion

    • IPA[inˈvərZH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of inverting something or the state of being inverted;reversal of the normal order of words, typically for rhetorical effect but also found in the regular formation of questions in English.
    • noun: inversion, plural noun: inversions

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    • 1. the action of inverting something or the state of being inverted the inversion of the normal domestic arrangements
    • reversal of the normal order of words, typically for rhetorical effect but also found in the regular formation of questions in English.
    • a transposition in the relative numbers of atoms, molecules, etc. occupying particular energy levels.
    • a reaction causing a change from one optically active configuration to the opposite configuration, especially the hydrolysis of dextrose to give a levorotatory solution of fructose and glucose.
    • the conversion of direct current into alternating current.
    • 2. a reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth.
    • a layer of the atmosphere in which temperature increases with height.
    • 3. the process of inverting an interval, chord, or phrase.
    • an inverted interval, chord, or phrase.
    • 4. the process of finding a quantity, function, etc. from a given one such that the product of the two under a particular operation is the identity.
    • the interchanging of numerator and denominator of a fraction, or antecedent and consequent of a ratio.
    • the process of finding the expression which gives a given expression under a given transformation.
    • a transformation in which each point of a given figure is replaced by another point on the same straight line from a fixed point, especially in such a way that the product of the distances of the two points from the center of inversion is constant.
    • 5. the action or practice of relocating a multinational company's legal residence to a jurisdiction where taxes are levied at a lower rate since the company maintains a franchisee model, it is a viable target for inversion administration officials admit that their new effort to deter corporate inversions won't actually stop the practice
    • 6. dated homosexuality.
    • n.
      the temperature at which the Joule–Thomson effect for a given gas changes sign, so that the gas ...

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    • n.
      a reversal of the normal order of genes in a chromosome segment involving parts of a chromosome ...

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    • n.
      a reversal of the normal order of genes in a chromosome segment involving only the part of a ...

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    • n.
      The condition of having enough excited or high-energy states distributed throughout a substance ...
    • n.
      a reversal of the normal order of genes in a chromosome segment involving only the part of a ...

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    • IPA[ɪnˈvəːʃn]

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    • n.
      the action of inverting something or the state of being inverted: the inversion of the normal domestic arrangements an inversion of traditional customer–supplier relationships

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