In meteorology, a situation in which a layer of warm air (an inversion layer) lies over a layer of cool air.
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Williams An Ohio- based corporation that works in the electrical and thermal insulation industry.
Body parts, food, and appliances seen with a thermal imaging camera.
Much of the surface of Mars is covered in fine sand and dust, both of which have low thermal inertia.
Thermal maps of Earth reveal a lot about the past and present, including changing conditions under climate change.
That measure is known as thermal inertia, and it provides information far beyond what we can get from visible light alone.
May not the construction be better taken as a simple, though to our ears cumbrous, inversion of, So I heard them not?The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
What is remarkable in the scenery is, that its sublimity is an inversion of the sublimity of almost all other grand scenery.Overland|John William De Forest
Inversion is a figure intended to give emphasis to the thought by a change from the natural order of the words in a sentence.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The temples were usually hygienically located near thermal springs or fountains and among groves.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
A lusty inversion of the order of the names and an Oberland jodel returned his hail.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith