Definitions for "Temperature Inversion"
Keywords:  warmer, inverse, trap, cooler, overlies
A temperature inversion exists when warm air overlies cooler air in the atmosphere. In other words, this is occuring if temperature remains constant or increases as we ascend in the atmosphere. Return to your previous position.
A condition in the atmosphere in which warm air overlies cool air. Inversions restrict vertical air circulation.
when the temperature is warmer at higher elevations than lower elevations
In meteorology, a region of negative lapse rate.