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convexity

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noun con·vex·i·ty \kən-ˈvek-sət-ē, kän-\

Simple Definition of convexity

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

  • : a shape that is curved outward : a convex shape

Full Definition of convexity

plural con·vex·i·ties

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being convex

  2. 2 :  a convex surface or part

Examples of convexity

  1. the convexity of the lens

  2. the convexities along the surface



1599

First Known Use of convexity

1599

Rhymes with convexity


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