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inversion
ɪn'vɜrʒən
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of turning inside out.
  2. Turning upside down; setting on end.
  3. A term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex.
  4. A variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa.
  5. The reversal of the normal order of words.
  6. A kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed.
  7. The layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer.
  8. A chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa.
  9. Abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth).
Hyphenationin•ver•sion
Part of Speech(名) noun
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倒转dàozhuǎnto make an about-turn; to reverse one's direction, policy, sequence, etc.; to turn things on their head
否定fǒudìngto negate; to deny; to reject; negative (answer); negation
倒置dàozhìto invert
倒位dàowèiinversion
倒装dàozhuānginversion (rhetoric device of inverting the word order for heightened effect); anastrophe
倒装句dàozhuāng jùinversion (rhetoric device of inverting the word order for heightened effect); anastrophe
diāninversion; mistake
反演fǎnyǎninversion (geometry)
反转fǎnzhuǎnreversal; inversion; to reverse; to invert (upside down, inside out, back to front, white to black etc)
转位zhuǎnwèitransposition; displacement; inversion; translocation; to displace; to transpose
错位cuòwèito misplace; displacement (e.g. of broken bones); out of alignment; faulty contact; erroneous judgment; inversion (medical, e.g. breach delivery)
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