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Meaning of CONCAVITY

Pronunciation:  kân'kavitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the property possessed by a concave shape
  2. [n]  a shape that curves or bends inward

CONCAVITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: concave shape, concaveness, incurvation, incurvature
 See Also: bowl, configuration, conformation, contour, corner, cup, depression, form, fossa, hollowness, impression, imprint, indentation, indenture, niche, pit, pocket, recess, recession, scoop, shape, solid, trough



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*cav"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Concavities}. [L. concavitas:
cf. F. concavit['e]. See {Concave}.]
A concave surface, or the space bounded by it; the state of
being concave.

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