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biconvex

bi·con·vex

 (bī′kŏn-vĕks′, bī-kŏn′vĕks′)
adj.
Convex on both sides or surfaces: a biconvex disk.

bi′con·vex′i·ty (-vĕk′sĭ-tē) n.

biconvex

(baɪˈkɒnvɛks; ˌbaɪkɒnˈvɛks)
adj
(General Physics) (of a lens) having convex faces on both sides; convexo-convex

bi•con•vex

(baɪˈkɒn vɛks, ˌbaɪ kɒnˈvɛks)

adj.
convex on both sides.
[1840–50]
bi`con•vex′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biconvex - convex on both sidesbiconvex - convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
bulging, convex - curving or bulging outward
Translations

bi·con·vex

a. biconvexo-a, de dos caras convexas, tal como los lentes para la presbicia.
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