how to pronounce invert

ɪnvɜːt

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meanings of invert

noun:

  1. The base of a tunnel on which the road or railway may be laid and used when construction is through unstable ground. It may be flat or form a continuous curve with the tunnel arch.
  2. A homosexual.
  3. An elevation of a pipe at a certain point along the pipe.
  4. Invertebrate.
  5. A skateboarding trick where the skater grabs the board and plants a hand on the coping so as to balance upside-down on the lip of a ramp.
  6. The lowest point inside a pipe at a certain point.
  7. An inverted arch (as in a sewer).

verb:

  1. To divert; to convert to a wrong use.
  2. To turn (the foot) inwards.
  3. To undergo inversion, as sugar.
  4. To turn (something) upside down or inside out; to place in a contrary order or direction.
  5. To move (the root note of a chord) up or down an octave, resulting in a change in pitch.

adjective:

  1. Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted.

words with pronunciation similar to invert

inertinverseinsertinveighconvertrevertinterinviteinfirminnate