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Meaning of CONVEXITY

Pronunciation:  kun'veksitee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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