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biconcave
biconcave (left) and biconvex (right) lenses

bi·con·cave

 (bī′kŏn-kāv′, bī-kŏn′kāv′)
adj.
Concave on both sides or surfaces: a biconcave lens.

bi′con·cav′i·ty (-kăv′ĭ-tē) n.
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biconcave

(baɪˈkɒnkeɪv; ˌbaɪkɒnˈkeɪv)
adj
(General Physics) (of a lens) having concave faces on both sides; concavo-concave
biconcavity n
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bi•con•cave

(baɪˈkɒn keɪv, ˌbaɪ kɒnˈkeɪv)

adj.
concave on both sides.
[1825–35]
bi`con•cav′i•ty (-kənˈkæv ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biconcave - concave on both sidesbiconcave - concave on both sides    
concave - curving inward
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Translations

bi·con·cave

a. bicóncavo-a, de dos superficies cóncavas.
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