HyperDic: incurvation

English > 2 senses of the word incurvation:
NOUNshapeincurvation, concave shape, concavity, incurvaturea shape that curves or bends inward
actincurvationthe action of creating a curved shape
English > incurvation: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA shape that curves or bends inward.
Synonymsconcave shape, concavity, 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
Spanishconcavidad
Catalanconcavitat
Verbsincurvatecause to curve / curve inward
incurvatebend inwards
English > incurvation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe action of creating a curved shape.
BroaderbendingThe act of bending something
Verbsincurvatecause to curve / curve inward
incurvatebend inwards

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