Concave

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.

concave

[adj] - curving inward
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Concave

curving inward away from the viewer.
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Concave

Curved from the inside, a curved depression in the surface of an object. See also: Convex.
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Concave

Curving Inward
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Concave

Con'cave (kŏn*kā*v' or kŏn'-; 277) adjective [ Latin concavus ; con- + cavus hollow: confer French concave . See Cave a hollow.] 1. Hollow and curved or rounded; vaulted; -- said of the interior of a curved surface or line, as of the curv...
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Concave

Con'cave noun [ Latin concavum .] 1. A hollow; an arched vault; a cavity; a recess. « Up to the fiery concave towering hight. Milton. » 2. (Mech.) A curved sheath or breasting for a revolving cylinder or roll.
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Concave

Con'cave transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle concaved ; present participle & verbal noun Concaving .] To make hollow or concave.
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concave

Having a depressed or hollowed surface. ... Origin: L. Concavus, arched or vaulted ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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concave

adjective curving inward
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concave

(kon-kāv´) rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.
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Concave

• (n.) A curved sheath or breasting for a revolving cylinder or roll. • (v. t.) To make hollow or concave. • (a.) Hollow; void of contents. • (n.) A hollow; an arched vault; a cavity; a recess. • (a.) Hollow and curved or rounded; vaulted; -- said of the interior of a curved surface or line, as of the curve of the of the in...
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concave

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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Concave

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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concave

hollowed out, basin-like.
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concave

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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concave

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-kāv′ Definitions: 1. Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
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concave

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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Concave

A surface curved like the interior of a circle or sphere.
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CONCAVE

A surface shaped like the inside of a sphere.
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Concave

The word concave means curving in or hollowed inward, as opposed to convex. The former may be used in reference to: == See also == ...
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Concave

A curved surface like the interior of a circle.
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CONCAVE

curving inward away from the viewer.
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Concave

Hollowed or rounded inward.
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Concave

hollowed out; a depression
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