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Definition of Convex

Convex a. means: Rising or swelling into a spherical or rounded form; regularly protuberant or bulging; -- said of a spherical surface or curved line when viewed from without, in opposition to concave.

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Convex a. means: Rising or swelling into a spherical or rounded form; regularly protuberant or bulging; -- said of a spherical surface or curved line when viewed from without, in opposition to concave.

Meaning of Convex

Convex (a.) means: Rising or swelling into a spherical or rounded form; regularly protuberant or bulging; -- said of a spherical surface or curved line when viewed from without, in opposition to concave.

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Convexo-convex (a.): Convex on both sides; double convex. See under Convex, a.

Plano-convex (a.): Plane or flat on one side, and convex on the other; as, a plano-convex lens. See Convex, and Lens.

Convexity (n.): The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex body; roundness.

Convexo-plane (a.): Convex on one side, and flat on the other; plano-convex.

Concavo-convex (a.): Concave on one side and convex on the other, as an eggshell or a crescent.

Mammillary (a.): Composed of convex convex concretions, somewhat resembling the breasts in form; studded with small mammiform protuberances.

Concavo-convex (a.): Specifically, having such a combination of concave and convex sides as makes the focal axis the shortest line between them. See Illust. under Lens.

Convex (n.): A convex body or surface.

Convexo-concave (a.): Convex on one side, and concave on the other. The curves of the convex and concave sides may be alike or may be different. See Meniscus.

Outbowed (a.): Convex; curved outward.

Cap (n.): A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.

Meniscoid (a.): Concavo-convex, like a meniscus.

Convexedly (dv.): In a convex form; convexly.

Convexness (n.): The state of being convex; convexity.

Omphaloptic (n.): An optical glass that is convex on both sides.

Meniscus (n.): A lens convex on one side and concave on the other.

Entasis (n.): A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column.

Bell-faced (a.): Having the striking surface convex; -- said of hammers.

Ovolo (n.): A round, convex molding. See Illust. of Column.

Convexed (a.): Made convex; protuberant in a spherical form.

Semilenticular (a.): Half lenticular or convex; imperfectly resembling a lens.

Pandora (n.): A genus of marine bivalves, in which one valve is flat, the other convex.

Inclined (p. p. & a.): Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost.

Talon (n.): A kind of molding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; -- usually called an ogee.

Vesicle (n.): A small convex hollow prominence on the surface of a shell or a coral.

Neckmould (n.): A small convex molding surrounding a column at the jinction of the shaft and capital.

Roach (n.): A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit.

Astragal (n.): A convex molding of rounded surface, generally from half to three quarters of a circle.

Sunglass (n.): A convex lens of glass for producing heat by converging the sun's rays into a focus.

Saddle (n.): A part, as a flange, which is hollowed out to fit upon a convex surface and serve as a means of attachment or support.

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Meaning of Convexo-convex

Convexo-convex means: Convex on both sides; double convex. See under Convex, a.

Meaning of Plano-convex

Plano-convex means: Plane or flat on one side, and convex on the other; as, a plano-convex lens. See Convex, and Lens.

Meaning of Convexity

Convexity means: The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex body; roundness.

Meaning of Convexo-plane

Convexo-plane means: Convex on one side, and flat on the other; plano-convex.

Meaning of Concavo-convex

Concavo-convex means: Concave on one side and convex on the other, as an eggshell or a crescent.

Meaning of Mammillary

Mammillary means: Composed of convex convex concretions, somewhat resembling the breasts in form; studded with small mammiform protuberances.

Meaning of Concavo-convex

Concavo-convex means: Specifically, having such a combination of concave and convex sides as makes the focal axis the shortest line between them. See Illust. under Lens.

Meaning of Convex

Convex means: A convex body or surface.

Meaning of Convexo-concave

Convexo-concave means: Convex on one side, and concave on the other. The curves of the convex and concave sides may be alike or may be different. See Meniscus.

Meaning of Outbowed

Outbowed means: Convex; curved outward.

Meaning of Cap

Cap means: A portion of a spherical or other convex surface.

Meaning of Meniscoid

Meniscoid means: Concavo-convex, like a meniscus.

Meaning of Convexedly

Convexedly means: In a convex form; convexly.

Meaning of Convexness

Convexness means: The state of being convex; convexity.

Meaning of Omphaloptic

Omphaloptic means: An optical glass that is convex on both sides.

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