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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