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invert

1. Psychiatry
a. a person who adopts the role of the opposite sex
b. another word for homosexual
2. Architect
a. the lower inner surface of a drain, sewer, etc.
b. an arch that is concave upwards, esp one used in foundations

invert

[′in‚vərt]
(civil engineering)
The floor or bottom of a conduit.

invert

invert
In plumbing, the lowest point or the lowest inside surface of a channel, conduit, drain, pipe, or sewer pipe.
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Neil Blender: Could twist it all the way around and come in like a frontside invert
The otolaryngologist can also invert the epiglottis during direct laryngoscopy.
Invert cooled tart on a plate and remove rim and pan bottom.
Run a long, sharp knife around edge of cake and invert it onto a serving platter.
Cool pudding 1 hour, then run a sharp knife around top edge of pudding to loosen from mold and invert onto a serving platter.
Invert, allowing caramel to run down sides and onto platter.