1. To reverse a bit electronically. 2. A technique used to mess up video or images.

In skateboarding this can be done with certain tricks for extra style\points. It is, essentially, in the same context as a tweak (though it is a different procedure). The following is the how and when inverts can be executed:
1. In plants, namely Mute Inverts. As you grab your board bend your knees back and push out your chest and stomach (very hard to do in a plant).
2. In a grab. Any grab on the side of the board can be inverted (excludes nose grabs, tail grabs, rocket airs etc.). The execution is basically the same as a plant invert, though there is no set way. The wackier and more inventive the more style/higher the points.
3. In grinds. An inverted grind is different to the others in the sense you do not grab your board. You can mix it up anyway by crossing your feet, leaning back or forward, having one foot's toes hanging over the edge and the other's heel over the edge... basically anything you can think of. This is predominantly a freestyle trick.

noun, archaic: One whose sexual interest is focused on the same sex. Invert, in this use, predates the late nineteenth century adoption of the term 'homosexual', and was used as a less offensive alternative to pervert or any number of less specific terms.

In*vert" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Inverting.] [L. invertere, inversum; pref. in- in + vertere to turn. See Verse.]


To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc.

That doth invert the attest of eyes and ears, As if these organs had deceptious functions. Shak.

Such reasoning falls like an inverted cone, Wanting its proper base to stand upon. Cowper.

2. Mus.

To change the position of; -- said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.


To divert; to convert to a wrong use.



4. Chem.

To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.


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In*vert", v. i. Chem.

To undergo inversion, as sugar.


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In"vert (?), a. Chem.

Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.

Invert sugar Chem., a variety of sugar, consisting of a mixture of dextrose and levulose, found naturally in fruits, and produced artificially by the inversion of cane sugar (sucrose); also, less properly, the grape sugar or dextrose obtained from starch. See Inversion, Dextrose, Levulose, and Sugar.


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In"vert, n. Masonry

An inverted arch.


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