planoconvex
bulging ulging adj. 1. curving or bulging outward. Opposite of {concave}. [Narrower terms: {biconvex, convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiform}; {broken-backed, hogged}; {convexo-concave}; {gibbous, gibbose}; {planoconvex}] Also See: {protrusive}.

Syn: convex. [WordNet 1.5]

2. curving outward.

Syn: bellied, bellying, bulbous, bulgy, protuberant. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • planoconvex — pla·no·con·vex (plā nō kŏn vĕksʹ, kŏnʹvĕks ) adj. Flat on one side and convex on the other: a planoconvex lens. * * * …   Universalium

  • planoconvex — adjective Having one side plane and the other convex …   Wiktionary

  • planoconvex — Flat on one side and convex on the other; denoting a lens of that shape. * * * adj. describing a structure, such as a lens, that is flat on one side and convex on the other. * * * pla·no·con·vex (pla″no kon veksґ) flat on one side and… …   Medical dictionary

  • planoconvex — pla|no|con|vex Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • planoconvex — adjective (of a lens) with one side plane and the opposite one convex …   English new terms dictionary

  • planoconvex — adj. describing a structure, such as a lens, that is flat on one side and convex on the other …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • planoconvex — adj. (of a lens etc.) with one surface plane and the other convex. * * * adjective flat on one side and convex on the other • Similar to: ↑convex, ↑bulging …   Useful english dictionary

  • planoconvex lens — a lens with one plane and one convex side …   Medical dictionary

  • Плосковыпуклый (Planoconvex) — термин используется для описания линз, у которых одна сторона является плоской, а другая Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ПЛОСКОВЫПУКЛЫЙ — (planoconvex) термин используется для описания линз, у которых одна сторона является плоской, а другая …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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