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  • adv. In a convex manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a convex form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a convex form: as, a body convexly conical.

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

  • adv. in a convex way


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  • Currently Overcow feels best when snuggled with her neck against my forearm, her belly against me, and her little convexly-curved legs lightly snuggling my chest.

    Day 4 with the Overcow | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • Concaving now convexly to the semidemihemispheres and, from the female angle, music minnestirring, were the subligate sisters, P. and Q.,

    Finnegans Wake

  • Now - take your juiced lemon outers, squeeze them convexly, so the rind expels their lemon oil, and toss them in with the chicken.

    What I cooked last night.

  • For man bends his legs convexly, a bird has his bent concavely; again, man bends his arms and legs in opposite directions, for he has his arms bent convexly, but his legs concavely.

    On the Gait of Animals

  • For he bends his arms concavely and his legs convexly.

    On the Gait of Animals

  • Falcate: sickle-shaped; convexly curved: a wing when deeply excavated below the apex so as to leave the latter acute and a little curved.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • A convexly carved plate or cupola in which there are three or four holes for finger holds seem to have been lids.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 6, 1921

  • To make bamboo roofing, the hollow canes are split longitudinally, and, after the webbed joints inside have been cut away, they are laid on the bamboo frame-work, and fit into each other, the one convexly, the next one concavely, and so on alternately.

    The Philippine Islands

  • —This group springs from the outer part of the shaft immediately below group c, and curves convexly upward and inward in nearly parallel lines across the neck of the femur and ends in the inferior portion of the head.

    II. Osteology. 6c. 3. The Femur

  • He stood on the hearthrug, with his back to the hearth, bending his body concavely and then convexly with the idle easy sinuousness of youth, and he saw that it was wonderful.



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