a melodic embellishment consisting of a rapid alternation of a principal tone with an auxiliary tone one degree above it.
(music) a melodic ornament consisting of the rapid single or double alternation of a principal note with a note one degree higher Also called upper mordent See also pralltriller
noun 1. a reverse box pleat, having the flat fold turned in. noun 1. (dressmaking) a box pleat reversed so that the fullness of the material is turned inwards
- Inverted sentence
noun any sentence in which the normal word order is reversed, with the verb coming before the subject or the complete subject and predicate coming after another clause
- Inverted snob
noun 1. a person who scorns the conventions or attitudes of his own class or social group by attempting to identify with people of a supposedly lower class
- Inverted testis
inverted testis n. A testis that is rotated in the scrotum, with the epididymis directed anteriorly.