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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·vert /ɪnˈvɝt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·vert /ɪnˈvɝt/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 非反相; 同相; 正相

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·vert v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Inverting.]
 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc.
 That doth invert the attest of eyes and ears,
 As if these organs had deceptious functions.   --Shak.
 Such reasoning falls like an inverted cone,
 Wanting its proper base to stand upon.   --Cowper.
 2. Mus. To change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.
 3. To divert; to convert to a wrong use. [Obs.]
 4. Chem. To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·vert, v. i. Chem. To undergo inversion, as sugar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·vert a. Chem. Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.
 Invert sugar Chem., a variety of sugar, consisting of a mixture of dextrose and levulose, found naturally in fruits, and produced artificially by the inversion of cane sugar (sucrose); also, less properly, the grape sugar or dextrose obtained from starch. See Inversion, Dextrose, Levulose, and Sugar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·vert, n. Masonry An inverted arch.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make an inversion (in a musical composition); "here the
           theme is inverted"
      2: turn inside out or upside down [syn: reverse]