concave

[ adjective, verb kon-keyv, kon-keyv; noun kon-keyv ]SEE DEFINITION OF concave

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONCAVE

In a concave mirror the top and bottom are inverted, but this is no transposition.

I am bending them in concave cathode of force over the city.

I ran up the twisted, concave surface of a giant stem of some kind.

A dentist's mirror is concave; he sees your teeth enlarged in it.

It was a concave lens, like some powerful optical instrument.

You will perceive, Watson, that the glasses are concave and of unusual strength.

The sky was like a bowl of brass, and in the concave buzzards were sailing.

Thus, far from being salient, its horizontal section is concave.

The surgeon and the wounded were well sheltered in a concave hollow of the bank.

The gouge is a form of chisel, the blade of which is concave, and hence the edge curved.

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