from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state of being convex.
  • n. A convex surface, body, part, or line.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the state of being convex
  • n. a convex line or surface
  • n. a measure of the curvature in the relationship between the prices and yields of bonds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex body; roundness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being convex; roundness; sphericity. Also sometimes convexness, convexedness.
  • n. The exterior surface or form of a convex body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property possessed by a convex shape
  • n. a shape that curves or bulges outward


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