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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of turning inside out; Turning upside down; (counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa.

Usage examples (36)
  • Almost everything you say is an inversion of the truth.
  • Simply put, when we hear the term inversion on the news we are generally talking about a temperature inversion.
  • After all, the inversion is a tonal sift — a choice that the translator makes for effect.
  • A prime cause of this inversion is the distortion in perception brought about by rank tribalism. for more
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