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Inverted Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    inverted adj
  1. being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed; "a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma"; "an upside-down cake" [syn: upside-down]
  2. (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk [syn: anatropous] [ant: amphitropous]
Inverted Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Invert \In*vert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Inverting.] [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in- in + vertere to turn. See Verse.]
  1. 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. That doth invert the attest of eyes and ears, As if these organs had deceptious functions. --Shak. Such reasoning falls like an inverted cone, Wanting its proper base to stand upon. --Cowper.
  2. (Mus.) To change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.
  3. To divert; to convert to a wrong use. [Obs.] --Knolles.
  4. (Chem.) To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.
Inverted Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Inverted \In*vert"ed\, a.
  1. Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion.
  2. (Geol.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval. Inverted arch (Arch.), an arch placed with crown downward; -- much used in foundations.
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  • Inverted roller coaster: An inverted roller coaster is a roller coaster in which the train runs under the track with the seats directly attached to the wheel ...
  • Inverted Jenny: The Inverted Jenny (also known as an Upside Down Jenny or Jenny Invert) is a United States postage stamp first issued on May 10, 1918 ...

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* O Winter ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - William Cowper

* And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help for It As impotently moves as you or I. - Omar Khayym


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  • The “Inverted Jenny” Air Mail Stamp Will Land in Hartford, August 24, for America’s Stamp Club’s Annual Summer Postage ...
    The American Philatelic Society will display the “Inverted Jenny” at its Summer Stamp Show — August 21–24 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The “Inverted Jenny,” otherwise known as the upside-down airplane stamp, is one of the America’s rarest stamps. (PRWeb August 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb120991 Read more on this news related to 'Inverted'
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    Measuring 10 x 15 x 45.5 mm, Model MIL10 comprises sensing head and adhesive magnetic tape. Signal processing integrated in sensing head allows for resolutions up to 5 µm, while max output frequency of 350 kHz allows for travel speeds up to 25 m/s. MIL 10 is available with 5 Vdc supply and TTL/RS422 compliant line drivers and as 10...30 Vdc variant with push-pull Read more on this news related to 'Inverted'
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