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concavity

noun con·cav·i·ty \kän-ˈka-və-tē\

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

: a shape that is curved inward : a concave shape

plural con·cav·i·ties

Full Definition of CONCAVITY

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

First Known Use of CONCAVITY

15th century

concavity

noun con·cav·i·ty \kän-ˈkav-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural con·cav·i·ties

Medical Definition of CONCAVITY

1
:  a concave surface or space
2
:  the quality or state of being concave

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