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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

Synonyms for inversion

the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

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)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words

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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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For instance, Delaware law permits shareholder derivative suits, (93) whereas the United Kingdom, a popular inversion destination, limits access to such suits.
(109) That is, inversion may lead to negative externalities on the tax compliance of American individuals or corporations.
Tom Essaye, founder of Sevens Report Research, said investors should remember that stock prices didn't peak until at least six months after the past three 10-year/2-year yield curve inversions.
According to Maher, 'if the separation occurs regarding to S-impedance, so pre-stack inversion should be applied,' because post-stack inversion will not be sufficient in this case.
Abdomen was opened, cup of inversion noted with indrawn fallopian tubes & ovary.
Uterine inversion is suspected when a tumor is present in the vagina, but the uterine fundus is not palpable by pelvic examination.
In contrast, around the 2000 :Q2 to 2000 :Q4 inversion, the predicted values of the terms spreads are negative for three quarters, 2000:Q4, 2001 :Q1, and 2001 :Q2, when making 2-quarter-ahead forecasts.
The first step in the research study consisted of the preparation of a SHUM profile and the identification of cases of moisture inversion. The depth and strength of moisture inversions were determined using a formula provided by Brunke et al.
Uterine inversion is defined as the 'turning inside out of the fundus into the uterine cavity' and the incidence is about 1 in 3 737.[1] Active management of the third stage of labour resulted in a 4.4fold decline in the incidence of uterine inversion.[1] The main causes of uterine inversion are thought to be mismanagement of the third stage of labour, such as premature traction of the umbilical cord with or without fundal pressure and manual placental removal after delivery before complete placental separation.