(math) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the inverse of 7 is 1/7
- inversion [ matematik ]
something inverted in sequence or character or effect
- "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
- "1/2 is the inverse of 2"
reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
(mathematics) varying in a manner opposite to that of another quantity; "a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)