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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. If the sun's rays had struck it obliquely, the shadow thrown would have brought out the high mountains, which would have been clearly detached.
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.
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Using the constant rank theorem, they obtain some strictly convexity results of the spatial and space-time level sets of the space-time quasi-concave solution of the heat equation in a convex ring.
Clearly that provided a window for recent mortgage buyers to refinance, feeding back into the convexity hedging loop as issuers scrambled to cover lost duration.
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After 2008, the Fed became an emergency supplier of "convexity" -- or downside protection -- after the market mispriced risk in assets like "conventional callables, mortgages, credit, CDS, and structured products." Kocic argued earlier this month that the central bank is currently shedding its role as "convexity supplier of last resort" in favor of managing convexity instead.
The new BMO Tower will be developed by Riverside Investment & Development and Convexity Properties, in partnership with the bank.