Concavity

  • 1concavity — c.1400, from O.Fr. concavité hollow, concavity (14c.) or directly from L. concavitatem (nom. concavitas), from L. concavus hollow (see CONCAVE (Cf. concave)) …

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  • 2Concavity — Con*cav i*ty, n.; pl. {Concavities}. [L. concavitas: cf. F. concavit[ e]. See {Concave}.] A concave surface, or the space bounded by it; the state of being concave. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3concavity — [kän kav′ə tē, kənkav′ə tē] n. [ME & OFr concavite < LL concavitas] 1. the quality or condition of being concave 2. pl. concavities a concave surface, line, etc …

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  • 4Concavity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Concavity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 concavity concavity depression dip Sgm: N 1 hollow hollow hollowness Sgm: N 1 indentation indentation intaglio cavity dent dint dimp …

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  • 5concavity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shape like the inside of a sphere or circle Nouns 1. concavity, depression, dip, hollow, indentation, cavity, hole, dent, dint, dimple, follicle, pit, sinus alveolus; excavation, crater, pocket; trough,… …

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  • 6concavity — įgaubtumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. concavity vok. Konkavität, f rus. вогнутость, f pranc. concavité, f …

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  • 7concavity — concave ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having an outline or surface that curves inwards like the interior of a sphere. Compare with CONVEX(Cf. ↑convexly). DERIVATIVES concavity noun. ORIGIN Latin concavus, from cavus hollow …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8concavity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. a concave line, surface, or space ; hollow 2. the quality or state of being concave …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9concavity — /kon kav i tee/, n., pl. concavities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being concave. 2. a concave surface or thing; cavity. [1350 1400; ME concavite < LL concavitat (s. of concavitas). See CON , CAVE, ITY] * * * …

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  • 10concavity — noun a) The state of being concave b) A concave structure or surface Ant: convexity …

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  • 11concavity — A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface. * * * con·cav·i·ty kän kav ət ē n, pl ties 1) a concave surface or space 2) the quality or state of being concave * * * con·cav·i·ty (kon kavґ&#301; te) [con + cavity] …

    Medical dictionary

  • 12concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13concavity — con|cav|i|ty [kənˈkævıti] n plural concavities formal 1.) [U] the state of being concave 2.) a place or shape that is curved inwards …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14concavity — con·cav·i·ty || kÉ’n kævÉ™tɪ n. state of being concave (curving inward like the inside of a bowl, hollow and curved) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15concavity — n. 1. Hollowness, hollow shape, hollowed condition, state or degree of incurvation. 2. Hollow space, hollow, depression …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16concavity — noun formal 1 (U) the state of being concave 2 (C) a place or shape that is curved inwards …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17concavity — n 1. incurvature, incurvation, incur vity; hollowness; impression, depression. 2. hollow, cavity, hole, sink, scoop, cup, bowl, crater, pit; indentation, indent, dent, dimple, concave …

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  • 18concavity — con·cav·i·ty …

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  • 19concavity — con•cav•i•ty [[t]kɒnˈkæv ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) math. the state or quality of being concave 2) math. a concave surface or thing; cavity • Etymology: 1350–1400; &LT; LL …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20concavity — /kɒnˈkævəti/ (say kon kavuhtee) noun (plural concavities) 1. the state of being concave. 2. a concave surface or thing; a hollow; cavity …

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