Inverted In*vert"ed, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geol.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval. [1913 Webster]

{Inverted arch} (Arch.), an arch placed with crown downward; -- much used in foundations. [1913 Webster]

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