Meaning of INVERSE in English

INVERSE

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an inverse relationship technical (= so that when one is great, the other is small )

We concluded that there will be an inverse relationship between the market price of the bond and its true yield.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

correlation

By implication it is impossible to postulate any definite inverse correlation between changes in the real wage rate and changes in employment.

proportion

The scope of personal responsibility expands and contracts in inverse proportion to the extent of the protected interests.

When this is not the case, benefit allocations are in inverse proportion to A's and B's.

The stridency of their assertions tended to grow in inverse proportion to the extent of their knowledge on costs.

The proliferation of these diminutive shows will soon be in inverse proportion to the theatres still open to receive them.

relation

Introduction An inverse relation between socioeconomic status and mortality has been documented in many studies, nomatterhow socioeconomic status has been measured.

In contrast to a previous report, we found no significant inverse relations between birth weight and blood pressure.

The studies have been extended to show the same inverse relation between birth weight and glucose tolerance in young men aged 18-25.

Results - A strong inverse relation between grade of employment and sickness absence was evident.

relationship

Usually there is an inverse relationship between bond prices and interest rate movements in the economy.

In short, there is a negative or inverse relationship between price and quantity demanded.

The close inverse relationship between insulin and IGFBP-1 is well recognised in normal and diabetic children.

Economists have labeled this inverse relationship the law of demand.

Thus, there is also an inverse relationship between the rate of inflation and the real demand for money.

The inverse relationship between living costs and childbearing is found throughout the developing world.

This confirms the well observed inverse relationship between disability and social contact.

Not surprisingly an inverse relationship existed between the proportion of labourers and that of lower professionals.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An inverse method for the calculation of stability boundaries is also discussed.

By implication it is impossible to postulate any definite inverse correlation between changes in the real wage rate and changes in employment.

In short, there is a negative or inverse relationship between price and quantity demanded.

The inverse relationship between living costs and childbearing is found throughout the developing world.

The face was in inverse relief, with the features concave rather than convex, as for a mold.

The temperature at which an inverse solubility occurs is often termed cloud point.

This volume property is characteristic of the inverse square law; it holds for no other law of force.

Thus, there is also an inverse relationship between the rate of inflation and the real demand for money.

II. noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The inverse is also true.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A4 asserts each integer has an additive inverse .

If anything, this was the inverse of a restaurant.

It is the inverse of the liquidity ratio. 4.

One of the more subtle failures is to confuse a block diagram with its inverse .

The concentration of buffering substances in a solution is expressed in terms of alkalinity, the inverse of acidity.

The monuments that were created around this war, however, were largely the inverse of traditional monuments.

This circle self-inverts; that is, its inverse is the same circle.

Yes, this is the inverse of what is known as the mutation rate, and it can be measured.

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