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inverted

[in′vərd·əd]
(geology)
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"You have never heard the Theory, then, that the Brain also is inverted?"
The design was growing into an inverted "V." The converging sides of this "V" marked the boundaries of the gold-bearing dirt.
He was now a hundred yards from the water, and the inverted "V" was assuming definite proportions.
The converging sides of the inverted "V" were only a few yards apart.
Next you buckle your greaves on your legs, and your cuisses on your thighs; then come your backplate and your breastplate, and you begin to feel crowded; then you hitch onto the breastplate the half-petticoat of broad overlapping bands of steel which hangs down in front but is scolloped out behind so you can sit down, and isn't any real improvement on an inverted coal scuttle, either for looks or for wear, or to wipe your hands on; next you belt on your sword; then you put your stove-pipe joints onto your arms, your iron gauntlets onto your hands, your iron rat-trap onto your head, with a rag of steel web hitched onto it to hang over the back of your neck -- and there you are, snug as a candle in a candle-mould.
His head was covered with a scarlet cap, faced with fur of that kind which the French call mortier, from its resemblance to the shape of an inverted mortar.
On the tops of the columns was reared a dome or cupola, resembling in shape an inverted tea-cup without its bottom, from the centre of which projected a spire, or shaft of wood, transfixed with two iron rods, that bore on their ends the letters N.
Thus the naked tops of the poles diverge in such a manner that, if they were covered with skins like the lower ends, the tent would be shaped like an hour-glass, and present the appearance of one cone inverted on the apex of another.
The analysis of total reducing sugars showed a higher rate for sugar syrup (41.52 [+ or -] 2.8%), which differed significantly from sugar-cane juice (21.15 [+ or -] 1.6%) and inverted sugar (0.82 [+ or -] 0.0%).
Following an inverted classroom format, students viewed lecture videos and completed online activities prior to face-to-face meetings with instructors.
MADE WITH A MOTOR WITH 1,200 WATTS and 1.75 horsepower, the Inverted Blender is a variable-speed product that makes smoothies, bar drinks, hummus, whipped cream, meringues and other concoctions.
The final pass was to be conducted inverted, and the airplane would cut the ribbon with its vertical stabilizer.