II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS

Inversion.

[Nouns] inversion, eversion, subversion, reversion, retroversion, introversion; contraposition [more]; contrariety [more]; reversal; turn of the tide.

overturn; somersault, somerset; summerset; culbute; revulsion; pirouette.

transposition, transposal, anastrophy, metastasis, hyperbaton, anastrophe, hysteron proteron, hypallage, synchysis, tmesis, parenthesis; metathesis; palindrome.

pronation and supination.

[Verbs] be inverted; turn round, turn about, turn to the right about, go round, go about, go to the right about, wheel round, wheel about, wheel to the right about; turn over, go over, tilt over, topple over; capsize, turn turtle.

invert, subvert, retrovert, introvert; reverse; upturn, overturn, upset, over set; turn topsy turvy; culbuter; transpose, put the cart before the horse, turn the tables.

[Adjectives] inverted; wrong side out, wrong side up; inside out, upside down; bottom upwards, keel upwards; supine, on one's head, topsy-turvy, sens dessus dessous.

inverse; reverse (contrary) [more]; opposite [more].

top heavy.

[Adverbs] inversely; hirdy-girdy; heels over head, head over heels.

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