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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Convex means: A convex body or surface.

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.

Outbowed means: Convex; curved outward.

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

Meniscoid means: Concavo-convex, like a meniscus.

Convexedly means: In a convex form; convexly.

Convexness means: The state of being convex; convexity.

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

Bestiality means: The state or quality of being bestial.

Destinably means: In a destinable manner.

Infracting means: of Infract

Ninth means: An interval containing an octave and a second.

Shapeless means: Destitute of shape or regular form; wanting symmetry of dimensions; misshapen; -- opposed to shapely.

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RUB UP means: Rub up is slang for masturbate.

Rumbumptious, rumbustious means: Haughty, pompous, boisterous, making a great fuss about.

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