|a colorless, toxic, water-soluble gas having a suffocating odor, used chiefly as a disinfectant and preservative, contained in resins and plastics|
|a colorless, pungent, suffocating, highly water-soluble, gaseous compound, NH3, usually produced by the combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases|
|1.||to turn or cause to turn upside down or inside out|
|2.||(tr) to reverse in effect, sequence, direction, etc|
|a. to turn (the tip of the tongue) up and back|
|b. to pronounce (a speech sound) by retroflexion|
|4.||logic to form the inverse of a categorial proposition|
|a. a person who adopts the role of the opposite sex|
|b. another word for homosexual|
|a. Compare soffit the lower inner surface of a drain, sewer, etc|
|b. an arch that is concave upwards, esp one used in foundations|
|[C16: from Latin invertere, from |
invert in·vert (ĭn-vûrt')
v. in·vert·ed, in·vert·ing, in·verts
To turn inside out or upside down.
To reverse the position, order, or condition of.
To subject to inversion.
One who takes on the gender role of the opposite sex.
A homosexual. Used in psychology.