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convex
American English: /ˌkɑnˈvɛks/
, /ˈkɑnvɛks/
British English: /ˈkɒnvɛks/

Translation of convex in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Galileo's telescope had a convex object lens but a concave eye-piece.
    • Carve out squares of curving surfaces, concave and convex.
    • While the pillows are still partially molten they are compacted together so that they display convex upper surfaces and downwards-facing cusps at their contacts.

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