A Natural Ambigram

Some letters in the English alphabet are symmetrical, in other words they read the same even if you turn them upside-down. As an example, the letter "H" is still the letter H even when viewed upside-down. Any word which is made entirely of symmetrical letters is called an Ambigram. Click on the image to turn it upside-down.

The word DIOXIDE is an ambigram, and a natural occurring compound. Meaning it is an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen per molecule. In any case it reads the same right side-up and upside-down.


Art: ©1998 R. Ausbourne
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