concavity[kän kav′ə tē, kən-]
concavity definition by Webster's New World
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- the quality or condition of being concave
- pl. concavities a concave surface, line, etc.
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French concavite ; from Late Latin concavitas
concavity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. con·cav·i·ties
- The state of being curved like the inner surface of a sphere.
- A surface or structure configured in such a curve: “a perfect concavity of white sand lined with palm . . . trees” (Islands).
concavity - Medical Definition
A hollow or depression that is curved like the inner surface of a sphere.