concavity


concavity
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, curvation, curvature, curving, curvity, dactylogram, dactylograph, de-escalation, debasement, decurvation, decurvature, degradation, demotion, dent, depression, descent, detrusion, diminution, dint, dip, ducking, embossment, excrescence, excurvation, excurvature, fingerprint, fold, follicle, footmark, footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, funnel chest, hauling down, hole, hollow, hollow shell, hollowness, hookedness, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, incurvation, incurvature, incurvity, indent, indentation, indention, lacuna, lowering, lump, pad, paw print, pawmark, pimple, pit, pocket, print, pug, pugmark, punch bowl, recurvation, recurvature, recurvity, reduction, rondure, rotundity, sag, scoop, seal, shell, sigil, signet, sink, sinkage, sinkhole, sinking, sinuosity, sinuousness, sinus, socket, stamp, step, stud, submergence, thrusting under, thumbmark, thumbprint, tortuosity, tortuousness, trough, vaulting, vestige, vug

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

  • Concavity — 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

  • concavity — [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 …   English World dictionary

  • Concavity — (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 …   English dictionary for students

  • concavity — 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,… …   English dictionary for students

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

  • concavity — 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

  • concavity — 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

  • concavity — /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] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • concavity — 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 kavґĭ te) [con + cavity] …   Medical dictionary