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

 反相的; 倒轉的

From: Network Terminology

 倒 反

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·ed a.
 1. Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion.
 2. Geol. Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval.
 Inverted arch Arch., an arch placed with crown downward; -- much used in foundations.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed;
             "a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted
             comma"; "an upside-down cake" [syn: upside-down]
      2: (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180
         degrees on its stalk [syn: anatropous] [ant: amphitropous]