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 (kŏn-kāv′, kŏn′kāv′)
Curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
A concave surface, structure, or line.
tr.v. con·caved, con·cav·ing, con·caves
To make concave.

[Middle English, from Latin concavus : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + cavus, hollow; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cave′ly adv.
con·cave′ness n.
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Absorbent article including a surface member with concaved sections: Ka-zuya Nishitani, Kagawa, Japan; and Masashi Kitagawa, Tokyo, Japan.
Laminated sides give the call strength while the Concaved Lid[TM] and Vertical Core[TM] on the striking side make this call easy to run with very little chalk needed.