inversion


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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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While BEA is not currently able to estimate the effects of corporate inversions on the NIPAs, the shaded aggregates in table 2 are those that would be affected by corporate inversions.
For some companies considering deals, today's action will mean that inversions no longer make economic sense.
companies planning inversions and have large amounts of foreign earnings held in cash; the Treasury rules would restrict inverted companies' access to those funds.
When it comes to mega-mergers between market-leading corporations, inversion often gets the headline when mostly it should be the footnote.
The biggest attraction of inversions for US multinationals is putting their foreign profits out of the reach of the US Internal Revenue Service.
The implications of inversion may therefore be different in a Canadian context.
On the other hand, according to topographical and thermodynamical qualities of atmosphere the inversion phenomena over Tehran in all seasons, occurring in synoptic conditions happening in the region, Iran affects huge inversions resulting from this condition.
A diversified multinational can effect an inversion of one of its
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He presents cases of the inversion from Chicago and New York, to the New Suburbia outside of Atlanta and Cleveland.
The OR for each 1-day increase in the number of inversion days during the lag period was 1.
Lake inversion is the most likely killer of tens of thousands of dead fish that washed up on the shores of Lake Erie over Labor Day weekend as Canadian officials believe no chemical or toxic spill was responsible.
Because of that a game like Inversion makes a lot of sense.
The key new features of RMS 2012 include seismic inversion, seismic attributes, and field planning.