concave 1. Curved like a segment of the interior of a circle or hollow sphere; hollow and curved. 2. Curved inward like the inner surface of a bowl or sphere. 3. In geometry: A reference to a polygon having at least one interior angle greater than 180°.
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Said of a curve that bulges away from some reference point, usually the horizontal axis or the origin of a diagram. More formally, a curve is concave from below (or concave to something below it) if all straight lines connecting points on it lie on or below it. Contrasts with convex.
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The word concave means curving in or hollowed inward, as opposed to convex. The former may be used in reference to: In addition, the term concave upwards is used for convex functions, and concave downwards for concave functions. == See also == ...
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A term to describe an outline which curves inward. Synonymous with incurvate and the opposite of convex and excurvate. Suggested that this term only be used to describe basal edges.
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hollowed out, basin-like.
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concave mirror Curved inward, or having negative curvature, as in certain mirrors and lenses; the word comes from the Latin concavus for 'hollow.' A biconcave lens has two concave surfaces, not necessarily with the same radii of curvature. A figure, such as a polygon or polyhedron, is said to be...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-kāv′ Definitions: 1. Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
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Of a surface, curving inwards, or away from the eye. For example, a bowl appears concave when viewed from above. In geometry, a concave polygon is one that has an interior angle greater than 180°. Concave is the opposite of convex
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A surface curved like the interior of a circle or sphere.
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A surface shaped like the inside of a sphere.
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1) Acetabular 2) Biconcave 3) Bowl-shaped 4) Bursiform 5) Cavernous 6) Concavo-concave 7) Concavo-convex 8) Cotyloid 9) Cotyloidal 10) Cup-shaped 11) Cuplike 12) Cupular 13) Cupulate 14) Curving inward ...
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