second inversion

noun

Definition of second inversion 

: the disposition of a triad or seventh chord so that its fifth is in the bass : the arrangement of notes in a triad or seventh chord so that its fifth is in the lowest position — compare first inversion, root position, third inversion — see seventh chord , triad illustration

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1813, in the meaning defined above

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