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A cyma in which the upper section is convex and the lower section concave.
[New Latin cȳma reversa : cȳma, cyma + Latin reversa, feminine of reversus, turned back.]
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cy′ma re•ver′sa(rɪˈvɜr sə)
a cyma whose convex part projects beyond the concave part..
[1555–65; < New Latin: literally, reversed cyma]
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|Noun||1.||cyma reversa - a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below|
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