Definition of Concavo-convex

1. Adjective. Concave on one side and convex on the other with the concavity being greater than the convexity.

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Definition of Concavo-convex

1. Adjective. (optics) having one side concave and the other convex ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concavo-convex

concavations
concave
concave lens
concave mirror
concave polygon
concave polyhedron
concave shape
concaved
concavely
concaveness
concaves
concaving
concavities
concavity
concavo-concave
concavo-convex (current term)
concavoconcave
concavoconcave lens
concavoconvex
concavoconvex lens
concavous
conceal
concealable
concealed
concealed conduction
concealed haemorrhage
concealed hernia
concealer
concealers

Literary usage of Concavo-convex

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1. Treatise on Optics by David Brewster, Alexander Dallas Bache (1854)
"... and concavo-convex Lenses of Glass. (50.) The general effect of a meniscus in refracting parallel, diverging, and converging rays, is the same as that ..."

2. On Diseases Peculiar to Women: Including Displacements of the Uterus by Hugh Lenox Hodge (1860)
"Concavo-Convex Pessaries.—The concavo-convex pessary with a central opening—the flat circular disk—the saucer-like pessary— or perhaps best known in this ..."

3. Elements of natural philosophy by Golding Bird (1839)
"Refraction through Concave Lenses, 457—through Menisci and concavo-convex Lenses, 459. Caustics by Refraction, 460. Formation of Images by Lenses, 461-2. ..."

4. Elements of Natural Philosophy: Being an Experimental Introduction to the by Golding Bird (1848)
"Refraction through concave lenses, 595—through menisci and concavo-convex lenses, 597. ... concavoconvex ..."

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