concavo-convex

adjective
con·​ca·​vo-con·​vex | \ kän-ˈkā-vō-kän-ˈveks How to pronounce concavo-convex (audio) , kən-ˈ\

Definition of concavo-convex

1 : concave on one side and convex on the other
2 : having the concave side curved more than the convex a concavo-convex lens

First Known Use of concavo-convex

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about concavo-convex

Statistics for concavo-convex

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for concavo-convex

The first known use of concavo-convex was in 1676

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for concavo-convex

concavo-convex

adjective

Medical Definition of concavo-convex

: concave on one side and convex on the other

Comments on concavo-convex

What made you want to look up concavo-convex? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to form ideas or theories about something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!