Definition of Concave shape

1. Noun. A shape that curves or bends inward.

Exact synonyms: Concavity, Incurvation, Incurvature
Generic synonyms: Solid
Specialized synonyms: Dome, Fossa, Pit, Corner, Niche, Recess, Recession, Bowl, Trough, Pocket, Scoop, Depression, Impression, Imprint, Cup, Indentation, Indenture
Derivative terms: Concave, Incurvate, Incurvate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concave Shape

concatenating
concatenation
concatenations
concatenative
concatenator
concatener
concause
concauses
concavation
concavations
concave
concave lens
concave mirror
concave polygon
concave polyhedron
concave shape (current term)
concaved
concavely
concaveness
concaves
concaving
concavities
concavity
concavo-concave
concavo-convex
concavoconcave
concavoconcave lens
concavoconvex
concavoconvex lens
concavous

Literary usage of Concave shape

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1. Buffalo Medical Journal (1875)
"That, in the arteries, they were bi-concave and therefore better able to reflect light, and that, in the veins, they lost the bi-concave shape, ..."

2. Fossil Elephantoids from the Hominid-Bearing Awash Group, Middle Awash by Jon E. Kalb, Assefa Mebrate (1993)
"|SCALE - 5 CM] is an elongated rectangular appearance with opposing faces of the plates having a compressed, shallow concave-concave shape, particularly at ..."

3. The Body in Health by Michael Vincent O'Shea, John Harvey Kellogg (1915)
"Make a drawing which will show what a concave shape is. ... What is a good device to distinguish between a convex and a concave shape? 5. ..."

4. The Effects of Trade and Exchange Rate Policies on Agriculture in Nigeria by T. Ademola Oyejide (1986)
"The economy's production possibility frontier is assumed to have the usual concave shape so that at least one factor (presumably labor) can move between the ..."

5. Introduction to the Study of the Chinese Characters by Joseph Edkins (1876)
""To cut out in concave shape" is also written with the p. y^ 61, which has ng as its old initial. Several round objects, such as balls, cups, plates, ..."

6. Keeping the Body in Health by Michael Vincent O'Shea, John Harvey Kellogg (1921)
"Make a drawing which will show what a concave shape is. ... What is a good device to use in distinguishing between a convex and a concave shape ? 5. ..."

7. ...Elements of Woodwork by Charles Albert King (1911)
"This will help to correct the tendency of the board to warp, as explained above, as the side which would naturally assume the concave shape will be ..."

8. The Everyday Health Series by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"Make a drawing which will show what a concave shape is. ... What is a good device to use in distinguishing between a convex and a concave shape? 5. ..."

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