invertible

adjective

in·​vert·​ible in-ˈvər-tə-bəl How to pronounce invertible (audio)
: capable of being inverted or subjected to inversion
an invertible matrix

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Hammacher Schlemmer Better Umbrella invertible umbrella (available Feb. 15, 2017) is $29.95 at www.hammacher.com. Judi Dash, The Denver Post, 9 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of invertible was in 1703

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Cite this Entry

“Invertible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invertible. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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