Meaning of INVERSION in English
1》 the action of inverting or the state of being inverted.
↘reversal of the normal order of words, typically for rhetorical effect.
2》 Music an inverted interval, chord, or phrase.
3》 (also temperature or thermal ~ ) a reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth.
4》 Mathematics the process of finding an inverse or reciprocal quantity from a given one.
5》 Chemistry a reaction causing a change from one optically active configuration to the opposite configuration.
6》 (also sexual ~ ) Psychology, dated homosexuality.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004