concaveness


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concave
left to right: biconcave,
plano-concave, and
concavo-convex lenses

con·cave

 (kŏn-kāv′, kŏn′kāv′)
adj.
Curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
n.
A concave surface, structure, or line.
tr.v. con·caved, con·cav·ing, con·caves
To make concave.

[Middle English, from Latin concavus : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + cavus, hollow; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cave′ly adv.
con·cave′ness n.
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Noun1.concaveness - the property possessed by a concave shape
shape, configuration, conformation, contour, form - any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes"
hollowness - the property of having a sunken area
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Translations
konkávnost
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