concave shape


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Noun1.concave shape - a shape that curves or bends inwardconcave shape - a shape that curves or bends inward
solid - a three-dimensional shape
dome - a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
niche, recess, recession, corner - a small concavity
bowl, trough - a concave shape with an open top
scoop, pocket - a hollow concave shape made by removing something
imprint, impression, depression - a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
cup - any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
indentation, indenture - a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
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The outer edge of a flat collar pattern will have a concave shape. Common flat collars include Peter Pan, sailor and pilgrim collars.
11b), and the data points display concave shape. The size of fourth tetrad varies from 0.05 to 0.38 (Fig.
Both models also have very stable platforms thanks to their Deep Dish concave shape.
This work aims to determine the influence of concave shape and crossbar layout on (i) the behaviour of humid corn ears during threshing and (ii) the qualitative performance indicators.
Its concave shape, together with the excellent thermal conductivity of copper, means that the heat is distributed more uniformly in its interior, thereby ensuring more even cooking of the food.
The deep, concave shape of most spoon flies affords some weed protection as well.
Some researchers have been studying the shape of the distal radius for developing and evaluating suitable plates for wrist surgery [11-15]; while some of these studies have shown the concave shape of the anterior surface of the distal radius at an angle with regard to the shape of plate, there is still lack of morphological information about the anterior surface of the distal radius.
The concave shape of the flanks emphasizes the wheels and with them the quattro character of the compact SUV.
Turning the feathers up or down creates a convex or concave shape to the bustle.
Long term, a severe iron deficiency may cause the nails to have a slightly concave shape and can also trigger fatigue, dizziness and in serious cases, heart problems.
The concave shape on the underside of the release gives it an edge that makes it easier to manipulate when we're in a hurry or if we have wet hands.