noun \kən-ˈvek-sət-ē, kän-\

: the quality or state of being curved outward : the quality or state of being convex

: a shape that is curved outward : a convex shape

plural con·vex·i·ties

Full Definition of CONVEXITY

:  the quality or state of being convex
:  a convex surface or part

Examples of CONVEXITY

  1. the convexity of the lens
  2. the convexities along the surface

First Known Use of CONVEXITY


Rhymes with CONVEXITY


Next Word in the Dictionary: convexo–concave
Previous Word in the Dictionary: convex
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