convex shape

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Noun1.convex shape - 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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The hull windows are broad and ample, while a sense of direct contact with the sea is offered by the full-length deck windows, further expanded by their convex shape.
When the tongue tip is centrally anchored behind the lower teeth and the tongue body in a convex shape as it is in Italian or French, the tongue tip is no longer available to articulate consonants as it is in English.
It is a dynamical system in which a particle in the plane moves around the outside of a convex shape according to a scheme that is reminiscent of ordinary billiards.
Numerous challenges due to the mirror's large size and convex shape were overcome with novel and custom fabrication and metrology solutions," said LSST Telescope and Site Manager William Gressler in a statement.
In the 1990s, his exploration of deconstructing the picture frame led him to start painting on a canvas that was stretched by 25 degrees to form a convex shape. He developed this further by replacing the canvas with materials such as wood, steel and aluminum and using matte or lacquered enamel instead of oil and acrylic paints to create his unique hybrids that play with form, colour, texture, light and reflection.
In order to minimise evaporation during the convex-concave experiments, microcosms were incubated in sealed containers with a dish of water to maintain humidity, and fresh medium was added every ~12 hr to maintain the convex shape (equal additions were also made to the concave microcosms).
Some of these techniques have been incorporated into dedicated devices like, contour-based similarity (Saeed and Behrad, 2014) or Convex Shape Decomposition Method (Qin et al., 2014).
The first step is to define a convex shape over which the UAV has to fly.
The resulting convex shape would read funhouse mirror if it weren't surrounded by some of the most tightly drawn arches and overhangs of 2015.