convexity


con·vex·i·ty

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

1
:  the quality or state of being convex
2
:  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

1599

Rhymes with CONVEXITY

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