biconvex

adjective

bi·​con·​vex ˌbī-(ˌ)kän-ˈveks How to pronounce biconvex (audio)
(ˌ)bī-ˈkän-ˌveks
: convex on both sides
biconvexity noun

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biconvex was in 1807

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“Biconvex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biconvex. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

biconvex

adjective
bi·​con·​vex ˌbī-(ˌ)kän-ˈveks How to pronounce biconvex (audio) (ˈ)bī-ˈkän-ˌ How to pronounce biconvex (audio)
ˌbī-kən-ˈ
: convex on both sides
a biconvex lens
biconvexity noun
plural biconvexities
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