Convex

  • 1 convex — CONVÉX, Ă, convecşi, xe, adj. Care are suprafaţa rotunjită şi bombată, care prezintă o proeminenţă. – Din fr. convexe, lat. convexus. Trimis de gudovan, 14.12.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Convex ≠ concav Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime … …

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  • 2 Convex — Con vex, a. [L. convexus vaulted, arched, convex, concave, fr. convehere to bring together: cf. F. convexe. See {Vehicle}.] Rising or swelling into a spherical or rounded form; regularly protuberant or bulging; said of a spherical surface or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Convex — Con vex, n. A convex body or surface. [1913 Webster] Half heaven s convex glitters with the flame. Tickell. [1913 Webster] Note: This word was often pronounced con vex by early writers, as by Milton, and occasionally by later poets. [1913… …

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  • 4 convex — (adj.) 1570s, from M.Fr. convexe, from L. convexus vaulted, arched, pp. of convehere to bring together, from com together, or thoroughly (see COM (Cf. com )) + vehere to bring (see VEHICLE (Cf. vehicle)). Possibly from th …

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  • 5 convex — [kän veks′, kənveks; ] also, & for n [. ] usually [, kän′veks΄] adj. [L convexus, vaulted, arched, pp. of convehere, to bring together < com , together + vehere, to bring: see WAY] curving outward like the surface of a sphere n. a convex… …

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  • 6 Convex — (v. lat. Convexus), gewölbt, nach außen doppelt gekrümmt; so Convexer Winkel, s. Winkel; Convexgläser, s. u. Concavgläser; Convexlinse, s. u. Linse (Opt.); Convexspiegel, s. u. Spiegel …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Convex — Convex, gewölbt, in Kugelform erhaben, dem Concaven entgegengesetzt. Siehe Concav …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 8 Convex — Convex, lat., mit runder Oberfläche hervorstehend, dem Concav entgegengesetzt; s. Concav …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 convex — See concave …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 convex — [adj] rounded, curving outward arched, bent, biconvex, bulged, bulging, bulgy, gibbous, outcurved, protuberant, raised; concept 486 Ant. concave, depressed, sinking …

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  • 11 convex — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having an outline or surface that curves outwards like the exterior of a sphere. Compare with CONCAVE(Cf. ↑concavity). DERIVATIVES convexity noun convexly adverb. ORIGIN Latin convexus vaulted, arched …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Convex — A convex set. The word convex means curving out or bulging outward, as opposed to concave. Convex or convexity may refer to: Mathematics: Convex set, a set of points containing all line segments between each pair of its points Convex function, a… …

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  • 13 convex — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French convexe, from Latin convexus vaulted, concave, convex, from com + vexus; perhaps akin to Latin vehere to carry more at way Date: 1571 1. a. curved or rounded outward like the …

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  • 14 convex — con|vex [ˌkɔnˈveks, kən , ˈkɔnveks US ˌka:nˈveks, kən , ˈka:nveks] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: convexus] curved outwards, like the surface of the eye ≠ ↑concave ▪ a convex lens ▪ a convex mirror >convexly adv >convexity… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 convex — [[t]kɒ̱nveks[/t]] ADJ GRADED Convex is used to describe something that curves outwards in the middle. ...the large convex mirror above the fireplace. Ant: concave …

    English dictionary

  • 16 convex — adjective curved outwards like the surface of the eye: a convex lens | a convex mirror convexly adverb convexity noun (C, U) opposite concave …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 convex — convexly, convexedly /keuhn vek sid lee/, adv. convexedness, n. adj. /kon veks , keuhn /; n. /kon veks/, adj. 1. having a surface that is curved or rounded outward. Cf. concave (def. 1). 2. Math. a. (of a polygon) having all interior angles less… …

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  • 18 convex — Applied to a surface that is evenly curved outward, the segment of a sphere. [L. convexus, vaulted, arched, c., fr. con veho, to bring together] high c. the segment of a sphere of short radius. low c. the segment of a sphere of long radius. * * * …

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  • 19 convex — See concave. See concave, convex …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 20 convex — adj. Convex is used with these nouns: ↑mirror …

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