Definition of Inversion:

  1. The action of inverting something or the state of being inverted.

  2. The action or practice of relocating a multinational companys legal residence to a jurisdiction where taxes are levied at a lower rate.

  3. Homosexuality.

  4. Atmospheric condition where a layer of cold air nearer to the ground gets trapped under a layer of warm air. The air pollutants (which would normally have dispersed over a wide area) remain locally confined due to inversion. In cold countries, morning school openings are often delayed to protect school children from this concentration of polluted air. Also called temperature inversion.

  5. The process of finding a quantity, function, etc. from a given one such that the product of the two under a particular operation is the identity.

  6. A reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth.A layer of the atmosphere in which temperature increases with height.

Synonyms of Inversion

About-face, Addition, Approximation, Differentiation, Division, Equation, Evolution, Extrapolation, Integration, Interpolation, Involution, Multiplication, Notation, Practice, Proportion, Reduction, Reversal, Reverse, Reversion, Subtraction, Transformation, Turn, Turnabout, Turning, Volte-face, Reversal, Transposition, Turning about, Turning upside down

How to use Inversion in a sentence?

  1. The inversion of the normal domestic arrangement.
  2. Precise data on vertical rainfall distribution, temperature lapse rate, and the altitude of the temperature inversion on the windward slope exist for this oceanic wet tropical mountain.
  3. Since the company maintains a franchisee model, it is a viable target for inversion.

Meaning of Inversion & Inversion Definition