Definition of Convex shape

1. Noun. A shape that curves or bulges outward.

Exact synonyms: Convexity
Specialized synonyms: Umbo, Camber, Entasis, Knob, Node, Thickening, Ridge, Peak, Point, Tip, Taper, Projection
Generic synonyms: Solid
Derivative terms: Convex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convex Shape

convex combination
convex hull
convex hulls
convex lens
convex mirror
convex polygon
convex polyhedron
convex set
convex shape (current term)

Literary usage of Convex shape

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fossil Elephantoids from the Hominid-Bearing Awash Group, Middle Awash by Jon E. Kalb, Assefa Mebrate (1993)
"Medial folds are simple and obtuse, becoming compressed anteriorly. The overall aspect of the full plates is a flattened, convex-convex shape in the ..."

2. Illustrated Physiognomy by Alfred E. Willis (1879)
"Observe the convex shape, which is always indicative of a combative spirit in some form. The Celestial or Baby Nose ; mild, docile and amiable disposition ..."

3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1893)
"Of ovate, strongly convex shape, metallic brownish ... Of medially strongly convex shape, the head finely and sparingly punctured, obscure greenish ..."

4. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... the hasal segment with a deep fovea anteriorly, and a convex shape ... the first segment with a central longitudinal convex shape in the middle, which, ..."

5. Rock Drills: Design, Construction, and Use by Eustace M. Weston (1910)
"... of the bit should be advanced giving a convex shape. Chisel bits, he argues, often strike on a corner owing to the drill being not "true" in the hole, ..."

6. The Commercial Hand-book of Chemical Analysis; Or, Practical Instructions by Alphonse Normandy (1850)
"As the mass in the cupel gradually assumes a convex shape, bright sparks are observed moving rapidly, and when the mass is seen to be reduced to about ..."

7. Crossover: Architecture, Urbanism, Technology by Ad Graafland, Leslie Jaye Kavanaugh, George Baird (2006)
"All these varying dome models usually have a half convex shape or less: their ... On rare occasions, domes are made with a % convex shape, as occurs with ..."

8. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1904)
"Previously to these registrations the firm were manufacturing and selling compressed drugs in a solid form, and of a lenticular or In-convex shape. ..."

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