- The definition of convex is curving outwards like the edge of a circle.
An example of convex is the shape of the lens in eyeglasses.
Origin: Classical Latin convexus, vaulted, arched, past participle of convehere, to bring together ; from com-, together plush vehere, to bring: see way
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Origin: Latin convexus; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
- conˈvexˌly adverb
left to right: biconvex, plano-convex, and convexo-concave lenses
convex - Medical Definition
- convexity noun
convex - Science Definition
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