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 for Inverted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.]
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     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.
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              That doth invert the attest of eyes and ears,
              As if these organs had deceptious functions. --Shak.
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              Such reasoning falls like an inverted cone,
              Wanting its proper base to stand upon. --Cowper.
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     2. (Mus.) To change the position of; -- said of tones which
        form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.
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     3. To divert; to convert to a wrong use. [Obs.] --Knolles.
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     4. (Chem.) To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or
        subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inverted \In*vert"ed\, a.
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     1. Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed;
        characterized by inversion.
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     2. (Geol.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata
        when folded back upon themselves by upheaval.
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     Inverted arch (Arch.), an arch placed with crown downward;
        -- much used in foundations.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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: inverted,
      2: (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180
         degrees on its stalk [syn: anatropous, inverted] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "inverted":
     arsy-varsy, ass over elbows, back-to-front, backwards, capsized,
     chiastic, everted, gay, homoerotic, homophile, hyperbatic,
     inside out, introverted, invaginated, inversed, outside in,
     palindromic, queer, resupinate, retroverted, reversed, topsy-turvy,
     transposed, upside-down, wrong side out

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