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See definition of convexity on Dictionary.com
  • as inbulge
  • as inhump
  • as inlobe

synonyms for convexity

  • lump
  • nodule
  • wart
  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • nodulation

antonyms for convexity

MOST RELEVANT
  • depression
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How to use convexity in a sentence

If the error is one of convexity, the polishing strokes are to be made along the chords, extending over the edge of the polisher.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
The incisor teeth are remarkably curved in their long axes, with a convexity in front.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
Brilliant shafts radiated from the convexity of the arch, coming and going silently.
TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
Its edges are turned downward, enclosing the sporangia, when they are young, and sometimes this convexity is permanent.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
This convexity is rendered possible by the support afforded by the basal edges of the six midribs.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
North of that river the parallel chains of the Jura form an arc of a circle with its convexity towards the north-west.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 7VARIOUS
The valve having the greater convexity has the larger spines, though usually less of them.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
In so doing, he did not reason why; he was merely following precedent that had created this incomprehensible convexity.
HALF A CHANCEFREDERIC S. ISHAM
Their faces present a slight convexity, the total protuberance at the base being rather more than an inch and three-tenths.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
This term in Anatomy denotes any unnatural protuberance or convexity of the body, as a person hunched, or hump-backed.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONVEXITY

  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • lump
  • nodulation
  • nodule
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • wart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.