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synonyms for biconvex

  • bulging
  • arched
  • bent
  • bulgy
  • gibbous
  • outcurved
  • protuberant
  • raised

antonyms for biconvex

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  • concave
  • depressed
  • sinking
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How to use biconvex in a sentence

The atlas (fig. 71) is remarkable, consisting of four pieces, and the first caudal is biconvex.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The first caudal vertebra of modern Crocodilia is biconvex, and in the Chelonia all types of vertebral centra are found.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The coloured corpuscles of amphibia as well as of nearly all vertebrates below mammals are biconvex and elliptical.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The lens is biconvex in diurnal mammals, but in nocturnal and aquatic it is spherical.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The holochroal eyes are of two kinds, one with plano-convex and one with biconvex lenses.
THE APPENDAGES, ANATOMY, AND RELATIONSHIPS OF TRILOBITESPERCY EDWARD RAYMOND
The ovum now assumes somewhat the form of a biconvex lens, in the axis of which the central perforation is still present.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Grain is narrow, obovoid, biconvex, with two grooves on the anterior side and with a long embryo.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Six larger spines in the hydrotomical plane, prominent on the margin of the circular or elliptical biconvex lens.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BICONVEX

  • arched
  • bent
  • biconvex
  • bulging
  • bulgy
  • gibbous
  • outcurved
  • protuberant
  • raised
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