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n. pl. con·vex·i·ties
1. The state of being convex.
2. A convex surface, body, part, or line.


n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being convex
2. a convex surface, object, etc; bulge


(kənˈvɛk sɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state of being convex.
2. a convex surface or thing.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convexity - the property possessed by a convex shape
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
bulginess, roundedness - the property possessed by a rounded convexity
2.convexity - a shape that curves or bulges outward
umbo - a slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum
solid - a three-dimensional shape
camber - a slight convexity (as of the surface of a road)
entasis - a slight convexity in the shaft of a column; compensates for the illusion of concavity that viewers experience when the sides are perfectly straight
node, thickening, knob - any thickened enlargement
ridge - any long raised strip
tip, peak, point - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
taper - a convex shape that narrows toward a point
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
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[kɒnˈveksɪtɪ] Nconvexidad f


nKonvexität f


(ˈkonveks) adjective
(of an object or surface) curved outwards, like the surface of the eye. a convex lens.
conˈvexity noun
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Lupsa Non-connected Convexities and Applications Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht Holland 2002.
Such a model is strongly related with abstract convexities [vdV93].
Given that there may be convexities in returns to education, even an equalizing increase in schooling may generate an unequalizing change in the distribution of labor incomes.
Lupsa: Non-connected Convexities and Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Holland, 2002.
QI, Logarithmically convexities of the Extended Mean values, Proc.