the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer
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)
a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa
(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed
the reversal of the normal order of words
(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa
a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex
turning upside down; setting on end
the act of turning inside out
Much of Shavian drama is constructed around the inversion of a conventional theatrical situation.
Recently, ultrasonic piezoelectric transducer with an inversion layer has been gaining interest in the development of broadband transducer.
Another problem with mutexes is that contention for a mutex can lead to priority inversion.
The new mechanism could avoid nesting priority inversion, and make the behavior of the system analyzable and predictable.