concavity[kän kav′ə tē, kən-]
- the quality or condition of being concave
- pl. concavities a concave surface, line, etc.
Origin: ME & OFr concavite < LL concavitas
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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).
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