Concaving
Concave Con"cave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {concaved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concaving}.] To make hollow or concave. [1913 Webster]

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  • Concave — Con cave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {concaved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concaving}.] To make hollow or concave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concaved — Concave Con cave, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {concaved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concaving}.] To make hollow or concave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concave — concavely, adv. concaveness, n. adj., v. /kon kayv , kon kayv/; n. /kon kayv/, adj., n., v., concaved, concaving. adj. 1. curved like a segment of the interior of a circle or hollow sphere; hollow and curved. Cf. convex (def. 1). 2. Ge …   Universalium

  • concave — /ˈkɒnkeɪv / (say konkayv), /kɒnˈkeɪv/ (say kon kayv) adjective 1. curved like the interior of a circle or hollow sphere; hollow and curved, especially of optical lenses and mirrors. 2. Obsolete hollow. –noun 3. a concave surface, part, line, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • concave — [kän kāv′; ] also, & for n.usually [, kän′kāv΄] adj. [ME & OFr < L concavus, hollow < com , intens. + cavus, hollow: see CAVE] hollow and curved like the inside of a bowl n. a concave surface, line, object, etc.: see LENS vt. concaved,… …   English World dictionary

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