1. being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed (Freq. 1)

a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma


an upside-down cake

Syn: ↑upside-down
Similar to: ↑turned
2. (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk
Syn: ↑anatropous
Ant: ↑amphitropous (for: ↑anatropous)
Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life

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  • Inverted — 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • inverted — adjective a) Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction; characterized by inversion; turned upside down; reversed; opposite; contrary. b) (of a chord) Having the lowest note transposed an octave higher …   Wiktionary

  • inverted — Pertaining to chela of first pereiopod of shrimps of genus Beteaus, where movable finger or dactylus is ventral in position [Butler, T.H.] …   Crustacea glossary

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