from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which inverts
  • n. Any muscle that turns a body part inwards

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which inverts or changes the direction, as of an electric current; in electricity, a commutator.
  • n. That which turns in: said of certain muscles.


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  • Transplantation may also be performed to replace a muscle which is quite inactive and does not show any sign of recovery -- for example, the tibiales being paralysed, the peroneus longus may be implanted into the navicular or first metatarsal to act as an invertor of the foot.

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  • Unless the manufacturer implements the power receptor inside its cellphone, you have to put your phone in a special case that plugs in the phone power plug and hosts a receptor/invertor inside the case body.

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  • Once again, you could use the battery directly, but if you want to run an electric light or a water heating system, you need the battery powering an invertor to produce 240 V in the UK New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • The old bikes incorporate donated Fisher and Paykel smart drive washing machine components to generate around 800 watts at 12 volts which is then converted to 240 volts to power an amplifier or mixer - by way of an invertor and a bank of donated old truck batteries.

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  • You must also have relevant qualifications (City & Guilds or higher) in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or three phase power, or invertor power supplies.

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  • When arriving on a river pontoon, and you want to show your guests how you can watch a major event, The Grand National for example, on your brand new TV installation running off the invertor, make sure you have switched off the immersion heater and battery charger previously left on from leaving your home berth.

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  • Speaking with other experienced colleagues, repair guy heard, that most likely failure is contained within LCD part itself, it is unbelieved, that invertor or other related component could cause what is observed.

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  • A solar panel was installed on the cottage roof, which is connected to a car battery with superior amps, and all of that is hooked into something called an invertor.

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  • About 50 people took guided tours during the dedication of the new solar invertor production facility. - Local News

  • Lenn Heighes, Advanced Energy director of operations, left, talks Wednesday about the Solaran Photo Voltaic Invertor as guests look into the cabinet of the invertor during a dedication ceremony at 4430 Innovation Drive. - Local News


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