HyperDic: concavity

English > 2 senses of the word concavity:
NOUNshapeconcavity, concave shape, incurvation, incurvaturea shape that curves or bends inward
attributeconcavity, concavenessthe property possessed by a concave shape
English > concavity: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA shape that curves or bends inward.
Synonymsconcave shape, incurvation, incurvature
Narrowerbowl, troughA concave shape with an open top
cupAny cup-shaped concavity
depression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
domeA concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
indentation, indentureA concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
pit, fossaA concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
recess, recession, niche, cornerA small concavity
scoop, pocketA hollow concave shape made by removing something
BroadersolidA three-dimensional shape
Adjectivesconcavecurving inward
English > concavity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a concave shape.
NarrowerhollownessThe property of having a sunken area
Broadershape, form, configuration, contour, conformationAny spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
Adjectivesconcavecurving inward

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