Convexity

  • 1Convexity — Con*vex i*ty, n.; pl. {Convexities}. [L. convexitas: cf. F. convexit[ e].] The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex body; roundness. [1913 Webster] A smooth, uniform convexity and rotundity of a globe. Bentley. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2convexity — [kän vek′sə tē, kənvek′sə tē] n. [L convexitas] 1. the quality or condition of being convex 2. pl. convexities a convex surface, line, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 3Convexity — A measure of the curvature in the relationship between bond prices and bond yields that demonstrates how the duration of a bond changes as the interest rate changes. Convexity is used as a risk management tool, and helps to measure and manage the …

    Investment dictionary

  • 4convexity — A measure of the sensitivity of duration to changes in yield levels. Convexity is a measure of the stability or instability of the measured duration over a range of yields. If convexity is low, that is, if the price/yield relationship is close to …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5Convexity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Convexity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 convexity convexity prominence projection swelling gibbosity bilge bulge protuberance protrusion Sgm: N 1 camber camber cahot =>(N. Am.) …

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  • 6convexity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Curved like the outside surface of a sphere or circle Nouns 1. (shape) convexity, prominence, projection, swell[ing], bulge, protuberance, protrusion, growth, lump; stud. See rotundity. 2. (convex object)… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7convexity — iškilumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. convexity vok. Konvexität, f; Wölbung, f rus. выпуклость, f pranc. convexité, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 8convexity — 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

  • 9convexity — noun (plural ties) Date: 1599 1. the quality or state of being convex 2. a convex surface or part …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10convexity — n. [L. convexus, arched outward] (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) The degree to which the shell is convex …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 11convexity — /keuhn vek si tee/, n., pl. convexities for 2. 1. the state of being convex. 2. a convex surface or thing. [1590 1600; < L convexitas. See CONVEX, ITY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12convexity — noun a) the state of being convex b) a convex line or surface Ant: concavity …

    Wiktionary

  • 13convexity — 1. The state of being convex. 2. A convex structure. cortical c. SYN: superolateral surface of cerebrum. * * * con·vex·i·ty (kon vekґs&#301; te) [L. convexitas] 1. the condition of being convex. 2. a rounded, somewhat elevated area on the surface …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14convexity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, belly, boss, bump, circularity, colophon, concameration, concavity, convolution, crookedness, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, cylindricality, dactylogram, dactylograph …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15convexity — Смотри Выпуклость …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 16convexity — con·vex·i·ty || kÉ’n veksÉ™tɪ n. state of being convex, curving outward; convex surface …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17convexity — con·vex·i·ty …

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  • 18convexity — con•vex•i•ty [[t]kənˈvɛk sɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) the state of being convex 2) a convex surface or thing • Etymology: 1590–1600; &LT; L …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19convexity — /kənˈvɛksəti/ (say kuhn veksuhtee) noun (plural convexities) 1. the state of being convex. 2. a convex surface or thing …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20convexity — noun 1. the property possessed by a convex shape (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑convexness • Derivationally related forms: ↑convex (for: ↑convexness), ↑convex • …

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