v. t.1.
[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.
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.
4.(Chem.) To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.
v. i.1.(Chem.) To undergo inversion, as sugar.
a.1.(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.
n.1.(Masonry) An inverted arch.
Verb1.invert - make an inversion (in a musical composition); "here the theme is inverted"
2.invert - turn inside out or upside down
Synonyms: reverse
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