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Meaning of CONVEXITY

Pronunciation:  kun'veksitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property possessed by a convex shape
  2. [n]  a shape that curves or bulges outward
 

CONVEXITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: convex shape, convexness
 
 See Also: bulginess, camber, configuration, conformation, contour, form, knob, node, peak, point, projection, ridge, roundedness, shape, solid, taper, thickening, tip, umbo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*vex"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Convexities}. [L. convexitas:
cf. F. convexit['e].]
The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex
body; roundness.

      A smooth, uniform convexity and rotundity of a globe.
                                               --Bentley.

 
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