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INVERTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inverted mean? 

INVERTED (adjective)
  The adjective INVERTED has 2 senses:

1. being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
2. (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk

  Familiarity information: INVERTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INVERTED (adjective)


Sense 1inverted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed

Synonyms:

inverted; upside-down

Context examples:

a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma / an upside-down cake

Similar:

turned (moved around an axis or center)


Sense 2inverted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk

Synonyms:

anatropous; inverted

Domain category:

flora; plant; plant life (a living organism lacking the power of locomotion)


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