Biconvex means: Convex on both sides; as, a biconvex lens.

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

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: 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 means: A convex body or surface.

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

Devex means: Bending down; sloping.

Devex means: Devexity.

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

Vex means: To to/s back and forth; to agitate; to disquiet.

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Zymose means: Invertin.

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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