Definition of concave in English:

concave

Line breaks: con|cave
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnkeɪv
 
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adjective

Derivatives

concavely

adverb
More example sentences
  • The cranidium in lateral view clearly shows the sutural edge, curving gently concavely inwards laterally, and despite breakage of the left fixed cheek, appears to show that the suture bisects the genal prolongation.
  • The smooth external surface of the axial rings of the anterior seven segments in the thorax of S. pronus suggests that the thorax could be flexed strongly both concavely and convexly.
  • This piece is a horizontal red rectangular form, with wavering edges and a top edge that curves in concavely.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin concavus, from con- 'together' + cavus 'hollow'.

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