adjective Date: 1875 marked by inversion

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  • inversive — adjective Of or pertaining to inversion; characterised by inversion. The sexual revolution was in many ways inversive, turning many older ideas on their heads …   Wiktionary

  • inversive — inversion ► NOUN 1) the action of inverting or the state of being inverted. 2) (also temperature or thermal inversion) a reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth. DERIVATIVES inversive… …   English terms dictionary

  • inversive — См. inversivo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • inversive — /in verr siv/, adj. noting, pertaining to, or characterized by inversion. [1870 75; INVERS(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inversive — adj. of a reversal, on an inversion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inversive — in·ver·sive …   English syllables

  • inversive — /ɪnˈvɜsɪv/ (say in versiv) adjective characterised by inversion …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Inversive congruential generator — Inversive congruential generators are a type of nonlinear congruential pseudorandom number generator, which use the modular multiplicative inverse (if it exists) to generate the next number in a sequence. The standard formula for an inversive… …   Wikipedia

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