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con·vex / känˈveks; ˈkänˌveks; kənˈveks/ • adj. 1. having an outline or surface curved like the exterior of a circle or sphere.Compare with concave.2. (of a polygon) not having any interior angles greater than 180°.DERIVATIVES: con·vex·i·ty / känˈveksitē; kən-/ n.con·vex·ly adv.

convex and concave


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convex XVI. — L. convexus vaulted, arched.