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Engelsk navneord: inversion

1. inversion (om fænomen) the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer


Mindre specifikke termeratmospheric phenomenon

2. inversion (om tilstand) abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)


Mindre specifikke termerabnormalcy, abnormality

3. inversion (om proces) a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa


Mindre specifikke termerchemical action, chemical change, chemical process

4. inversion (om begivenhed) (genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed


Mindre specifikke termerchromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics

5. inversion (om kommunikation) the reversal of the normal order of words


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anastrophe


Mindre specifikke termerrhetorical device

6. inversion (om kommunikation) (counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa


Mindre specifikke termervariation


Overordnet emneområdecounterpoint

7. inversion (om handling) a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sexual inversion


Mindre specifikke termergayness, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, queerness

8. inversion (om handling) turning upside down; setting on end


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)upending


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termeroverturn, turnover, upset

9. inversion (om handling) the act of turning inside out


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)eversion, everting


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement









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