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convex
left to right: biconvex,
plano-convex, and
convexo-concave lenses

## con·vex

(kŏn′vĕks′, kən-vĕks′)
Having a surface or boundary that curves or bulges outward, as the exterior of a sphere.

[Latin convexus; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

## convex

(ˈkɒnvɛks; kɒnˈvɛks)
1. curving or bulging outwards
2. (General Physics) physics having one or two surfaces curved or ground in the shape of a section of the exterior of a sphere, paraboloid, ellipsoid, etc: a convex lens.
3. (Mathematics) maths (of a polygon) containing no interior angle greater than 180°
vb
(tr) to make convex
[C16: from Latin convexus vaulted, rounded]

## con•vex

(adj. kɒnˈvɛks, kən-; n. ˈkɒn vɛks)

1. curved or rounded outward like the outside of a circle or sphere. Compare concave (def. 1).
2. (of a polygon) having all interior angles less than or equal to 180°.
n.
3. a convex surface, part, line, or thing.
[1565–75; < Latin convexus=con- con- + -vexus, perhaps <*wek-sos, derivative of base of vehere to carry, bring, if orig. sense was “brought together (to a point)”]
con•vex′ness, n.

## con·vex

(kŏn′vĕks′)
Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.

## convex

Past participle: convexed
Gerund: convexing

Imperative
convex
convex
Present
I convex
you convex
he/she/it convexes
we convex
you convex
they convex
Preterite
I convexed
you convexed
he/she/it convexed
we convexed
you convexed
they convexed
Present Continuous
I am convexing
you are convexing
he/she/it is convexing
we are convexing
you are convexing
they are convexing
Present Perfect
I have convexed
you have convexed
he/she/it has convexed
we have convexed
you have convexed
they have convexed
Past Continuous
I was convexing
you were convexing
he/she/it was convexing
we were convexing
you were convexing
they were convexing
Past Perfect
Future
I will convex
you will convex
he/she/it will convex
we will convex
you will convex
they will convex
Future Perfect
I will have convexed
you will have convexed
he/she/it will have convexed
we will have convexed
you will have convexed
they will have convexed
Future Continuous
I will be convexing
you will be convexing
he/she/it will be convexing
we will be convexing
you will be convexing
they will be convexing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been convexing
you have been convexing
he/she/it has been convexing
we have been convexing
you have been convexing
they have been convexing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been convexing
you will have been convexing
he/she/it will have been convexing
we will have been convexing
you will have been convexing
they will have been convexing
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would convex
you would convex
he/she/it would convex
we would convex
you would convex
they would convex
Past Conditional
I would have convexed
you would have convexed
he/she/it would have convexed
we would have convexed
you would have convexed
they would have convexed

## convex

curving outward
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 convex - curving or bulging outwardbulgingprotrusive - thrusting outwardconcave - curving inward

## convex

adjective rounded, bulging, protuberant, gibbous, outcurved The lens is flat on one side and convex on the other.
Translations
مُحَدَّب
vypouklý
kúptur
išgaubtas
izliekts
vypuklý
dışbükey

## convex

(of an object or surface) curved outwards, like the surface of the eye. a convex lens.
conˈvexity noun

a. convexo-a.