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concavity

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noun con·cav·i·ty \kän-ˈka-və-tē\

Simple Definition of concavity

  • : the quality or state of being concave : the quality of being curved inward

  • : a shape that is curved inward : a concave shape

Full Definition of concavity

plural con·cav·i·ties

  1. 1 :  a concave line, surface, or space :  hollow

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being concave

Examples of concavity

  1. the concavity of the lens

  2. The lower back forms a concavity.

  3. The large concavities along the wall of the restaurant are like private rooms.



15th Century

First Known Use of concavity

15th century


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concavity

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noun con·cav·i·ty \kän-ˈkav-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of concavity

plural con·cav·i·ties

  1. 1:  a concave surface or space

  2. 2:  the quality or state of being concave




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