HyperDic: concave

English > 1 sense of the word concave:
ADJECTIVEallconcavecurving inward
concave > pronunciation
Soundskaankey'v; kaa'nkeyv
Rhymesairwave ... wave / Wave: 29 rhymes with eyv...
English > concave: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcurving inward.
Narroweracetabular, cotyloid, cotyloidalOf the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone
biconcave, concavo-concaveconcave on both sides
boat-shapedHaving a concave shape like a boat
bowl-shapedHaving a concave shape with an open top like a bowl
bursiform, pouch-shaped, pouchlike, saclikeshaped like a pouch
concavo-convexconcave on one side and convex on the other with the concavity being greater than the convexity
cuplikeresembling the shape of a cup
cupular, cupulateshaped like (or supporting) a cupule
dished, dish-shaped, patelliformshaped like a dish or pan
planoconcaveFlat on one side and concave on the other
recessedresembling an alcove
saucer-shapedHaving a concave shape like a saucer
umbilicatedepressed like a navel
urn-shapedHaving a concave shape like an urn
See alsointrusivethrusting inward
Oppositeconvex, bulgingcurving or bulging outward
Spanishcóncavo
Catalanconcau, còncau
Nounsconcavity, concavenessthe property possessed by a concave shape
concavitya shape that curves or bends inward
Adverbsconcavelyin a concave way

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