point of inversion

point of inversion

The height at which the temperature begins to fall instead of rising as earlier.
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It can be observed a minimum precisely at the point of inversion phase which is consistent in thermodynamic terms as any process that involves a change of state or phase, presents a minimization in the energy system.
Andersson concentrates on that design as he examines the criticism, ideology and methodology behind his study, the concept of the descent, the point of inversion as a thematic nothingness, the ascent created from nothingness, and evidence of Stevens' work on a "supreme fiction" which contains all three themes.
They have the ability to cool out quickly with their pulse and respiration returning to normal rather quickly and do not seem to have trouble at the point of inversion as other horses do.
In these charades the city walls marked a point of inversion. While threatened citizens cowered inside their city, the attackers took liberties outside its borders.