HyperDic: convex

English > 1 sense of the word convex:
ADJECTIVEallconvex, bulgingcurving or bulging outward
convex > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nveh.ks; kahnveh'ks
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
English > convex: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcurving or bulging outward.
Narrowerbell-shapedHaving a convex shape that resembles a bell
biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiformconvex on both sides
broken-backed, hogged(of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end
convexo-concaveconvex on one side and concave on the other with the convexity being greater than the concavity
gibbous, gibbose(used of the moon) more than half full
helmet-shapedHaving the convex shape of a helmet
planoconvexFlat on one side and convex on the other
umbellate, umbel-likeresembling an umbel in form
See alsoprotrusivethrusting outward
Oppositeconcavecurving inward
Spanishabombado, abultado, convexa, convexo
Catalanbombat, convex
Nounsconvexity, convexnessthe property possessed by a convex shape
convexitya shape that curves or bulges outward
Adverbsconvexlyin a convex way

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