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con·vex·i·ty

 (kən-vĕk′sĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·vex·i·ties
1. The state of being convex.
2. A convex surface, body, part, or line.

convexity

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

con•vex•i•ty

(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
Translations
تَحَدُّب، احْديداب
vypuklinavypuklost
konveksitet
domborúság
bunga, ávali
vypuklosť
dışbükeylik

convexity

[kɒnˈveksɪtɪ] Nconvexidad f

convexity

nKonvexität f

convex

(ˈkonveks) adjective
(of an object or surface) curved outwards, like the surface of the eye. a convex lens.
conˈvexity noun
References in classic literature ?
It is known to seamen that a school of whales basking or sporting on the surface of the ocean, miles apart, with the convexity of the earth between, will sometimes dive at the same instant--all gone out of sight in a moment.
The latter, however, continued to ascend, while the lightning described tangents to the convexity of her circumference; but she bore on, right through the midst of the fire.
At that moment, the moon, instead of appearing flat like a disc, showed its convexity.
On the verge of the hour the heads of a group of children, of ages ranging from six to fourteen, rose over the stubbly convexity of the hill.
The males and females had almost similar means for soft tissue norms except for H angle, skeletal profile convexity and upper lip thickness and basic upper lip thickness.
Two specific properties of the technology will be examined in this paper: returns to scale and convexity properties.
In Europe, BELKYRA will be the first prescription medicine to be licensed for the treatment of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat (often called double chin) in adults when the presence of submental fat has a psychological impact for the patient, added the company.
In this case, the meningioma located at convexity and the histopathological type is atypical meningioma.
Keywords: Quadratic programming;, Convexity, Calibration, Lagrange's Multipliers
Amid all the uncertainty and high volatility in the markets, we believe the convexity of convertible bonds offers compelling advantages.
It describes the linear or vector space concepts of addition and scalar multiplication, linear subspaces, linear functionals, and hyperplanes, as well as different distances in n-space and the geometric properties of subsets, subspaces, and hyperplanes; topology in the context of metrics derived from a norm on the n-dimensional space; the concept of convexity and the basic properties of convex sets; and Helly's theorem and applications involving transversals of families of pairwise disjoint compact convex subsets of the plane.
In [13], [16], [18] and [19], the authors discussed the relation between the positivity of the v-th order fractional difference and the monotonicity and convexity of f (t).