convexo-concave
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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  • Convexo-concave — Con*vex o con cave (?or ?), a. Convex on one side, and concave on the other. The curves of the convex and concave sides may be alike or may be different. See {Meniscus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convexo-concave — [kän vek΄sō kän kāv′, kənvek΄sō kän kāv′] adj. 1. convex on one side and concave on the other 2. Optics designating a lens whose convex face has a greater degree of curvature than its concave face, so that the lens is thickest in the middle …   English World dictionary

  • convexo-concave — ● convexo concave, convexo concaves adjectif Se dit du profil de nombreux versants, façonnés dans une structure homogène, convexes dans leur partie supérieure et concaves à l aval …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • convexo-concave — /keuhn vek soh kon kayv /, adj. 1. concavo convex. 2. Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens in which the convex face has a greater degree of curvature than the concave face. [1685 95; CONVEXO + CONCAVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • convexo-concave — concave on one side and convex on the other …   English contemporary dictionary

  • convexo-concave —   a. convex on one side and concave on other.    ♦ convexo convex, a., convex on both sides …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • convexo-concave — con·vexo concave kən .vek (.)sō , kän adj 1) CONCAVO CONVEX 2) having the convex side of greater curvature than the concave …   Medical dictionary

  • convexo-concave — adjective Date: 1693 1. concavo convex 2. having the convex side of greater curvature than the concave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • convexo-concave — (kon vè kso kon ka v ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui est convexe d un côté et concave de l autre …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • convexo-concave — con·vexo concave …   English syllables

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