Counterchange vs Inverted - What's the difference?

counterchange | inverted |


As verbs the difference between counterchange and inverted

is that counterchange is to give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange while inverted is (invert).

As a noun counterchange

is (obsolete) an exchange of one thing for another.

As an adjective inverted is

changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction; characterized by inversion; turned upside down; reversed; opposite; contrary.

counterchange

English

Verb

(counterchang)
  • To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.
  • To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging.
  • * Tennyson
  • Witch-elms that counterchange the floor / Of this flat lawn with dusk and bright.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An exchange of one thing for another.
  • (obsolete) Due return (for an action etc.); reciprocation.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.ix:
  • But Paridell sore brused with the blow, / Could not arise, the counterchaunge to scorse [...].

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    inverted

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction; characterized by inversion; turned upside down; reversed; opposite; contrary.
  • (music) (of a chord ) Having the lowest note transposed an octave higher
  • (chemistry) (of sugar ) Having its polarization changed by hydrolysis; see invert sugar
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (invert)
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