
Definition of Convexity
1. Noun. The property possessed by a convex shape.
Generic synonyms: Configuration, Conformation, Contour, Form, Shape
Specialized synonyms: Bulginess, Roundedness
Derivative terms: Convex, Convex
2. Noun. A shape that curves or bulges outward.
Specialized synonyms: Umbo, Camber, Entasis, Knob, Node, Thickening, Ridge, Peak, Point, Tip, Taper, Projection
Generic synonyms: Solid
Derivative terms: Convex
Definition of Convexity
1. n. The state of being convex; the exterior surface of a convex body; roundness.
Definition of Convexity
1. Noun. the state of being convex ¹
2. Noun. a convex line or surface ¹
3. Noun. a measure of the curvature in the relationship between the prices and yields of bonds ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Convexity
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Medical Definition of Convexity
1. 1. The state of being convex. 2. A convex structure. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Convexity
Literary usage of Convexity
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Diseases of the nervous system: A Textbook of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"Syphilitic Meningitis of the convexity.—This differs from the former only in the
trend of its symptoms. The pathological processes are practically identical ..."
2. Inequalities in Statistics and Probability: Proceedings of the Symposium on by Yung Liang Tong (1984)
"Key words and phrases: Analysis of diversity, Complete convexity, Diversity
measure, Entropy, Jensen difference, Rao's Quadratic entropy. ..."
3. Elements of the Differential Calculus with Examples and Applications: A Text by William Elwood Byerly (1891)
"Concavity and convexity. 226. The words concavity and convexity are used in ...
A point at which the curve is changing from convexity to concavity, ..."
4. Stochastic Inequalities by Yung Liang Tong, Moshe Shaked (1992)
"Then under appropriate condition on g it can be shown that the stochastic Schur
convexity of Y(r) will imply the optimality of balanced resource allocation ..."
5. Fundamentals of Statistical Exponential Families: With Applications in by Lawrence D. Brown (1986)
"... natural parameter 6+ In n = In nX . i=l ^ convexity PROPERTY Here is an
important fundamental fact about exponential families. ..."
6. A Treatise on the Differential Calculus: With Numerous Examples by Isaac Todhunter (1890)
"CONCAVITY AND convexity. 288. THE terms 'concave' and 'convex' are commonly not
defined in ... To find a test of the convexity or concavity of a curve. ..."
7. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential Calculus: Containing the Theory by Benjamin Williamson (1899)
"convexity AND CONCAVITY. POINTS OF INFLEXION. 221. convexity and Concavity.—If
the tangent be drawn at any point on a curve, the neighbouring portion of the ..."