Learn INVERSE from example sentences; some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

1. Pressure varies directly with temperature and inversely with volume.

2. There is an inverse ratio between the strength of light and its distance.

3. The size of the nebula at this stage is inversely proportional to its mass.

4. But now her every motion appeared to be the exact inversion of her previous ones.

5. They used I know not what desires to give point to the same wrath in inverse sense.

Meanings and Examples of INVERSE |

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inverse

a. opposite; reversed in order, nature, or effect; turned upside down

Classic Sentence:

1 Now you clearly see the sequence of events, though you see them, of course, in the inverse order to the way in which they presented themselves to me.

Context Highlight In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS

2 The proportion of freedom to inevitability decreases and increases according to the point of view from which the action is regarded, but their relation is always one of inverse proportion.

3 They used I know not what desires to give point to the same wrath in inverse sense.

4 It was birth the wrong way round--a monstrous inversion.

5 But now her every motion appeared to be the exact inversion of her previous ones.

6 The feelings of husband and wife varied, in some measure, inversely with their positions.

Context Highlight In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression

7 On the near side, the sea-wall makes an elbow crooked inversely, and its end too has a lighthouse.

Example Sentence:

1 There is an inverse ratio between the strength of light and its distance.

2 These kinds of cases are formally called regulatory takings or inverse condemnation cases.

3 The tension grew in inverse proportion to the distance from their final destination.

4 The traditional approach has tended to regard unemployment and inflation as being inversely related.

5 Pressure varies directly with temperature and inversely with volume.

6 The size of the nebula at this stage is inversely proportional to its mass.

7 The gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.