Meaning of INVERSION in English


Generally, a departure from the usual increase or decrease in an atmospheric property with altitude. Specifically it almost always refers to a temperature inversion, i.e., an increase in temperature with height, or to the layer within which such an increase occurs. An inversion is present in the lower part of a cap . See sounding .

A comprehensive English glossary of weather.      Полный английский глоссарий погоды.