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Definition of "convex" [con•vex]

  • Having a surface or boundary that curves or bulges outward, as the exterior of a sphere. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "convex" in a sentence
  • "The bowed t bar also called a convex t bar is usually found either in the center or the top of the stem."
  • "Such lenses are called convex or converging lenses."
  • "Those are tools useful in the field of convex processing, and more precisely to solve a problem called convex feasbility ..."