convex convex  /kən ˈvɛks/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) curving or bulging outward

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Henry Fonda was just the opposite: a triumph of convex geometry, his thin body a question mark that ambled at Stepin Fetchit pace toward a girl or a cause.
  2. Like American bison, the aurochs has long legs, massive shoulders covered in winter with shaggy dark-brown hair, convex forehead.
  3. Fonda was just the opposite: a triumph of convex geometry, his thin body a question mark that ambled at Stepin Fetchit pace toward a girl or a cause.

News

  • Last week's Whatzit

    Last week's Whatzit is a concave/convex plane.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: The Star Press

Quotes

  1. "My body's a real mess. If you look at it in the mirror, it's just completely convex and concave," Taylor said.
    on Nov 20, 2004 By: Elizabeth Taylor Source: Sify

  2. "There are terms like 'tumblehome' (the convex curvature on the side of the body) and 'A-pillar' (the roof support on the sides of the windshield) that we're familiar with and he isn't," says Horbury.
    on Nov 1, 2006 By: Peter Horbury Source: CNNMoney.com

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